Police gobsmacked after driver who exceeded speed limit tells them shock detail

Police have revealed their 'shock' after pulling over a driver who was clocked speeding at 47mph in a 30mph zone. The blue Nissan Pixo was spotted by Central Motorway Police Group in the market town of Stone in Staffordshire[1]. The hatch-back vehicle was captured exceeding the speed limit by 17mph per hour.

A speed enforcement operation was carried out by the motorway police group targeting drivers. After pulling over the driver, officers discovered that the motorist also did not possess a valid license or insurance. The car was subsequently seized and a sticker was placed on the back window indicating this.

Get breaking news on BirminghamLive WhatsApp[3], click the link to join CMPG wrote on X/Twitter: "47 mph in a 30mph zone is shocking! Especially when you don't hold a valid licence or insurance.

Speed enforcement in the #stone area of @NPTStafford @StaffsPolice 2 other car's have also been reported for travelling at more than 50% the limit!

C-Unit Doxey #OpLightning"


  1. ^ Staffordshire (www.birminghammail.co.uk)
  2. ^ The three common car modifications that could cost you GBP5,000 as the DVLA says 'report it' (www.birminghammail.co.uk)
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