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Driving too fast is ‘worse than carrying a knife’


Speeding drivers are being handled extra leniently than folks caught carrying a knife, though they could pose a higher menace to public security, a prime police officer has mentioned.

Andy Cox, the nationwide chief for deadly collision investigations, mentioned that somebody driving at excessive velocity risked inflicting extra devastation than somebody caught carrying a knife.

Last yr one among Cox’s groups stopped a middle-aged man driving at 163mph throughout the afternoon on the M1 in Edgware, north London. Although it is one of many highest speeds to have been recorded by police, the punishment was a mere six-month driving ban and a tremendous, plus prices of £1,886.

Detective Chief Superintendent Cox, who is additionally head of crime and intelligence at Lincolnshire police, mentioned that