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Speeding Offences - Stats

Question

1.The number of speeding offences recorded by your force over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);

2.How much (£) the force fined motorists for speeding offences in 2015;

3.The amount (£) of force funding allocated to policing roads in every year since 2011, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);

4.The amount (£) of force funding allocated to policing roads in 2016;

5.Details of the fastest speeder caught in your force area during 2015, including the road they were caught on and how fast they were travelling;

6.The three roads on which the force recorded the largest number of speeding offences in their area in 2015, and the number of speeding offences recorded on each of these roads;

7.The number of people who broke the speed limit in a 20mph zone, 30mph zone, 40mph zone, 50mph zone, 60mph zone, dual-carriageway and on a motorway over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);

8.The highest speeds recorded in a 20mph zone, 30mph zone, 40mph zone, 50mph zone, 60mph zone, dual-carriageway and on a motorway over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);

9.Details of the oldest and youngest individuals caught speeding in their force area during 2015, including where they were caught and how fast they were travelling;

10.The top 10 most common vehicle models of drivers caught speeding over the past three years, broken down by year (i.e. 2013, 2014, 2015).

 

 

 

 

Answer

1.The number of speeding offences recorded by your force over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);  

2011 – 48,725

2012 - 102,616

2013 - 89,656

2014 – 119,044

2015 – 133,198 

2.How much (£) the force fined motorists for speeding offences in 2015;  

The fine that is imposed for Fixed Penalty’s is set by the government. I can confirm the fixed cost is £100.

3.The amount (£) of force funding allocated to policing roads in every year since 2011, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);  

 

2011/12

£’000

2012/13

£’000

2013/14

£’000

2014/15

£’000

2015/16

£’000

Roads   Policing

9,285*

7,456*

8,056*

8,018*

7,848#

* - These are the actual amounts

# - This is the annual budget

4.The amount (£) of force funding allocated to policing roads in 2016;  

We are still in the process of finalising the entire 2016/17 budget for the Constabulary so are not able to confirm this position at this stage.  We can confirm however that there are no plans to reduce any posts within those functions that make up our road policing services

5.Details of the fastest speeder caught in your force area during 2015, including the road they were caught on and how fast they were travelling;  

144mph M4 J20-19 Eastbound 26/01/15

6.The three roads on which the force recorded the largest number of speeding offences in their area in 2015, and the number of speeding offences recorded on each of these roads;  

A358, nr jct Lipe Lane/Stoke Road, Henlade (10,338 vehicles detected speeding)

A4 Bath Road, nr jct The Shallows, Saltford (7,461 vehicles detected speeding)

B3440 New Bristol Road, Worle (6,977 vehicles detected speeding)

7.The number of people who broke the speed limit in a 20mph zone, 30mph zone, 40mph zone, 50mph zone, 60mph zone, dual-carriageway and on a motorway over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);  

Unknown Speed Limit means a class of vehicle speed limit was in place and the specific speed limit for the vehicle is no longer recorded. 

Vehicle Speed Limit (mph)

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

20

5,853

1,571

0

0

0

30

79,535

58,231

45,001

47,821

26,498

40

10,230

15,020

6,692

7,161

2,764

50

15,005

11,690

29,211

30,480

7,759

60

2,545

11,111

1,137

1,379

221

70 (Dual Carriageway)

6,200

6,149

2,848

5,466

940

70 (Motorway)

966

6,517

0

0

0

Unknown Speed Limit

0

0

0

1,160

217

TOTAL

120,334

110,289

84,889

93,467

38,399

Please note, offences detected through the managed motorways on the M4 and M5 could be in the figures for 30 – 60mph limits.

8.The highest speeds recorded in a 20mph zone, 30mph zone, 40mph zone, 50mph zone, 60mph zone, dual-carriageway and on a motorway over the past five years, broken down by year (i.e. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);  

Vehicle Speed Limit (mph)

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

20

58mph

45mph

N/A

N/A

N/A

30

98mph

75mph

86mph

95mph

88mph

40

85mph

93mph

83mph

103mph

96mph

50

105mph

104mph

122mph

138mph

122mph

60

112mph

115mph

98mph

121mph

98mph

70 (Dual Carriageway)

127mph

125mph

116mph

118mph

107mph

70 (Motorway)

144mph

147mph

N/A

N/A

N/A

Please note that 2013 – 2011, we had no enforcement in 20’s and no managed motorway cameras.

9.Details of the oldest and youngest individuals caught speeding in their force area during 2015, including where they were caught and how fast they were travelling;

Oldest: 97 years old. Recorded at 30mph in a 20mph limit on Ladies Mile, Durdham Down, Bristol.

Youngest: 16 years old. Recorded at 42mph in a 20mph limit on Duckmoor Rd, Ashton Gate, Bristol

 

10.The top 10 most common vehicle models of drivers caught speeding over the past three years, broken down by year (i.e. 2013, 2014, 2015).

2015: FIESTA ZETEC, SPRINTER 313 CDI, FOCUS ZETEC, GOLF GT TDI, FOCUS LX, A3 SPORT TDI, FOCUS ZETEC TDCI, FOCUS GHIA, MINI COOPER, GOLF SE BLUEMOTION TECH

2014: FIESTA ZETEC, FOCUS ZETEC, SPRINTER 313 CDI, FOCUS LX, GOLF GT TDI, FOCUS GHIA, A3 SPORT TDI, FOCUS ZETEC TDCI, MINI COOPER, KA

2013: FIESTA ZETEC, FOCUS ZETEC, SPRINTER 313 CDI, FOCUS LX, GOLF GT TDI, FOCUS GHIA, FOCUS ZETEC TDCI, A3 SPORT TDI, KA, 206 LX

FOI Reference: 117/16