Drivers from richest Leeds postcode are ‘worst’

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MOTORISTS in one of Leeds’ most affluent areas have been named and shamed as the worst drivers in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Drivers living in LS17 - which includes Alwoodley and Harewood - received more than 1,000 fixed penalty notices for careless driving and speeding last year, more than any other area in the region, research by road safety charity Brake revealed.

Today, a Wakefield woman whose brother was killed when he was hit by a driver speeding at twice the limit, joined calls for motorists to act more responsibly. “No family should have to go through what we have,” she said.

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