Officers speeding offences - 1118/20

Date Responded 30 July 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. Please disclose how many times an officer has been caught speeding since January 1 2019 when they were on duty, but not responding to a call.
  2. For each occasion, please disclose the road in which the offence occurred.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within 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.

The figures provided below are instances where there had been no direct operational reason for officers to exceed speed restrictions.


A697 Powburn, Northumberland

A188 Benton Lane, Longbenton  X2

A1290 Keir Hardie Way, Sunderland  X6

A197 Great North Road, Clifton, Morpeth

A167 Ponteland Road Between A191/Etal Lane Roundabout And Springfield Roundabout  X3

A1171 Dudley Lane, Cramlington

A184 Felling Bypass From Heworth To Whitemare Pool X 2

A193 Church Bank/Rosehill, Wallsend X2

A167 Stamfordham Road, Between A1 And Silver Lonnen Junction, Newcastle Upon Tyne  X2

A19 Testos Roundabout Roadworks (Southbound

A690 Durham Road, Houghton Le Spring

Northumbrian Road, Cramlington

King George Road, South Shields  X2

Barrack Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne

A698 Cornhill On Tweed

A19 Testos Roundabout Roadworks (Northbound

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