Outrage as driver clocked speeding at 154mph on M62 by police

Social media users reacted with outrage after police revealed a driver was clocked speeding on the M62 - at an astonishing 154mph.

Sunday, 18th April 2021, 11:45 am
Updated Sunday, 18th April 2021, 12:54 pm

Humber Roads Police said the speed was recorded on the motorway on Saturday, April 17, shortly before 6pm.

Officers said the roads are "not a race track" or a "place to test your cars performance".

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Outrage as driver clocked speeding at 154mph on M62 by police cc HumberbeatRoads

The driver will be "dealt with", police added.

In a tweet, the force said: "They say a picture speaks a 1000 words... in this case a 154 of them.

"This speed was recorded on M62.

"The roads are not a race track or a place to test your cars performance.

"If you are seen at excess speed expect to be dealt with."

Twitter users reacted with anger at the speed.

One said: "Lock him up then a lifetime ban from driving.

"As a driver you have to be responsible, he obviously isn’t no argument this should be the law."

Another added: "Wow, there are some crazy people about. Could of ended fatal. Speed kills.