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Oxford man fined for driving more than 20mph above speed limit


Aug 2, 2022

A Land Rover driver from Oxford been fined by a court in Wales for driving more than 20mph above the speed limit.

Charlie Shepherd, of Polar Grove in Kennington, appeared at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on July 28.

The court heard that on June 4 Shepherd drove a Land River vehicle on Llanwit Road in Wick at a speed exceeding 30mph.

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The speed recorded was 51mph.

The 29-year-old was fined £148, made to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and costs of £90.

He also had six penalty points added to his driving licence.

Under the law, the minimum penalty for speeding is a £100 fine and 3 penalty points added to your licence.

You could be disqualified from driving if you build up 12 or more penalty points within a period of three years.

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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

You can get in touch with her by emailing: sophie.perry@newsquest.co.uk

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