Shropshire Star

Van driver caught speeding in village at 60mph gets fine and penalty points

A Bridgnorth man caught driving a van 20mph over the speed limit on a major Powys trunk road has been fined and had his licence endorsed.

Mcgill was caught driving a Ford Transit at 60mph on the A470 at Clatter, where the speed limit is 40mph. Photo: Google

Craige Douglas McGill, aged 45, was detected travelling at 60mph in a Ford Transit on the A470 at the village of Clatter, where the speed limit is 40mph.

His speed was recorded by a handheld laser device at 60mph at about 9am on June 4 last year, Carmarthenshire Magistrates Court heard on Wednesday this week.

The A470 connects Caersws with Machynlleth via Glantwymyn.

Mcgill, of Grove Crescent in Bridgnorth, pleaded guilty to a single count of driving over the speed limit, and was sentenced on Wednesday.

He was ordered to pay a fine of £80, a victim surcharge of £32 and £90 towards the cost of the prosecution. He must pay the total of £202 by February 7 this year.

His driving record was also endorsed with four points.