'˜This is the first bit of clear road' - Driver's excuse after being caught averaging 110mph on A1 in new car

A driver averaging 110mph on a stretch of the A1M told road police he was speeding because it was the first stretch of clear road he had encountered in his new car.

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 4:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th April 2018, 4:06 pm
Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

BCH Road Policing stopped the driver on the A1M at Sawtry after following the car for more than a mile.

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The unit tweeted: “The driver’s excuse for speeding is he’s ‘only recently bought the car and this is the first bit of clear road’.”

A police spokesman said the driver was issued with a Traffic Offence Report.