Britain's top traffic cop faces driving ban
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
United Kingdom's most senior traffic police officer faces charges of speeding at 90 mph in a 60 mph speed limit zone (the equivalent of speeding at 144 km/h in a 96 km/h zone). The Chief Constable of the South Yorkshire Police, Meredydd Hughes was allegedly caught speeding on the A5 road near Chirk in north Wales.
Hughes was caught by a camera that takes photographs of speeding cars. He is known as one of the main advocates for nationwide installation of such cameras.
As the head of road policing within the Association of Chief Police Officers, Hughes can be considered the top traffic cop in the UK.
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