Driver who was late for work caught at almost twice the speed limit in Newport

A driver who was late for work was caught speeding almost twice the speed limit.

Photo: Newport SNT
Photo: Newport SNT

The man was stopped by police after being clocked at 58mph in a 30mph zone on Station Road, Newport.

Newport's safer neighbourhood team said on Twitter: "'Late for work' is never an excuse for excess speed."

Officers completed a traffic offence report and the driver could face a fine, licence points, a speed awareness course or prosecution.

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