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Finland fines driver €121,000 for speeding 20 mph over the limit
The country bases speeding fines on the person's income, and this is one of the wealthiest people in the country.
New traffic light in Canada stays red for speeders in school zone
The Canadian city of Brossard installed a new traffic light in a school zone that rewards safe driving.
22 May 2023
Teen driving 2016 BMW M3 arrested for going 176 mph in a 55-mph zone
He’ll face a suspended license.
21 May 2023
Half of UK drivers speed on 60mph country roads
The RAC says limits around accident blackspots on rural roads should be reduced.
15 February 2023
Overspeeding motorists in Austria could get their cars sold by the state
In the interest of safety, the Austrian government could impose the confiscation and auction of speeding motorists’ vehicles.
19 December 2022
Police officer hits fleeing Camaro head-on in high speed chase
What could have been a simple speeding ticket ended in a wreck.
14 December 2022
UK drug-driving and speeding offences hit record levels in 2021
Court appearances for five different motoring offences hit record highs following the coronavirus pandemic.
02 December 2022
Police bust Lamborghini driver doing almost 100 mph over the limit
The driver received a reckless driving ticket.
24 November 2022
New VW Golf R driver doing 174 mph pulled over by police
He was doing more than 100 mph over the speed limit.
07 November 2022
UK: New trial sees Wandsworth Council take over 20 mph speed enforcement
Drivers will be issued with penalty charge notices of up to £130, rather than conventional speeding fines.
28 October 2022
500k speeding drivers in France caught by private camera cars in 2021
Privately operated speed camera cars have operated in France since 2018, and accounted for €76 million in fines last year.
06 October 2022
Police in US town can't write speeding tickets for one year
Menifee police apparently wrote too many tickets and broke state laws regarding revenue generated from traffic stops.
31 August 2022
Lambo Aventador driver busted going 3x the speed limit, police take car
The supercar driver was caught in Canada going 170 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.
12 July 2022
Races and Chases
Porsche 911 driver arrested after doing 177 mph, more than double the speed limit
Chased by a police helicopter, the driver was ultimately apprehended by a traffic patrol.
25 June 2022
Ford testing tech that automatically slows cars to the speed Limit
Geofencing creates a virtual speed zone in certain areas that connected vehicles would recognise.
25 May 2022
UK drivers told watching their speed could save lives and the planet
GEM Motoring Assist says sticking to the limit could save fuel and reduce emissions.
10 March 2022
One in six UK speeding offences cancelled, research shows
The analysis found 17 percent of tickets were cancelled in the 2020-21 financial year.
07 March 2022
UK: Research suggests speeding is now less acceptable among motorists
The number who think speeding on motorways is acceptable has fallen noticeably in the past six years.
21 February 2022
Races and Chases
Driver caught street racing at 109 mph tells police he was going faster
Well, we appreciate his honesty.
14 February 2022
Police can confiscate vehicles for 'insane' driving in Denmark
Planning a trip to Denmark? Ride or drive like a madman and get your vehicle confiscated then auctioned off to the highest bidder.
04 February 2022
Autobahn speed limits are a no-brainer, claims Sebastian Vettel
It's tough to accept.
11 October 2021
Paris limits speed to 19 mph on vast majority of streets
The policy aims to promote "soft" mobility in the city.
31 August 2021
80-year-old driver speeding in Subaru WRX loses license for six months
The elderly driver was doing 51 mph (82 km/h) over the speed limit.
19 August 2021
UK: Most drivers support lower motorway speed limit in wet weather
RAC study shows seven in 10 favour such an approach.
03 August 2021
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