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Dangerous Driving Offences - 1274/20

Date Responded 18 September 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

1. How many drivers in total were convicted of the reckless/dangerous driving offence (DD40) in your force area for the date ranges:
a) 1 March – 31 May 2020
b) 1 June – August 2020 (to date)
c) 1 June – 31 August 2019

2. How many drivers in total were given a fixed penalty notice for speeding in your force area for the date ranges:
a) 1 March – 31 May 2020
b) 1 June – August 2020 (to date)
c) 1 June – 31 August 2019

Note: please could you share the total number of convictions for each date range specified

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Criminal Justice Department and Fixed Penalty Unit of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

As advised in our acknowledgement email this request has been aggregated with your previous request (FOI 1273/20) with regards to time constraints under the Act, as they refer to the same subject area – driving offences.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.


1.
a) 2
b) 15
c) 1

2.
a) 13610
b) 12733
c) 16584

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