Speeding motorists caught at Seaton

Police clock 18 drivers going too fast in three areas of the town and warn they will be carrying out more checks

EIGHTEEN drivers were caught exceeding the speed limit in checks at Seaton this week.

Police set up monitoring equipment at three locations on Monday (January 16).

Four motorists were clocked exceeding the 30mph limit in Beer Road, although none was going faster than 35mph.

At the Undefleet just two drivers were recorded going at between 31 and 35 mph.

But 12 drivers were caught exceeding the 40mph limit on the Axmouth straight.

Of these seven were clocked at between 41 and 45mph, four were doing between 46 and 50mph and one driver’s speed was recorded at more than 50mph.

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Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Chris Bolsover said: “The main purpose of these speed check days are to educate and warn drivers who commit offences. We will be carrying out further checks in the coming weeks.”