Date Responded 05 May 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 the total number of vehicles caught speeding since March 24 until April 22 this year
  2. Please disclose the total number of drivers caught speeding for the same period in 2019.
  3. Between March 24 and April 22 this year (2020) please disclose the fastest speed a driver has been clocked at, and the road in which they were driving. 

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.

  1. 1612
  2. 6163
  3. 50mph limit – 91mph – A1 Western By Pass Gateshead/Birtley
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