The Government have introduced tougher penalties in England and Wales (excluding Scotland and Northern Ireland) for the most serious speeding offences. These penalties mean that drivers who are summoned to court for speeding offences will incur a fine based on a percentage of their weekly income.
Previously drivers faced fines of up to 100% of their weekly income with a minimum fine of £100 and three penalty points. The new tougher penalties are split into bandings, Band C being the worst, costing drivers up to 175% of their weekly income. Drivers also risk being banned for 56 days or alternatively could receive six penalty points on their licence.
This Table shows the fines and penalties drivers could receive: