Date Responded 12 November 2018

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:

What is the highest speed clocked by a speed camera in the force area in each of the following years 2018, 2017 and 2016 and where was the speed recorded in each case?

In Response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

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

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


2016 - 110mph at Coast Road/Benfield Road, Newcastle

2017 - 108mph at Houghton Cut

2018 - 111mph at Melkridge, Northumberland

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