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More than 1,000 cars caught speeding in recent months

Gloucestershire County Council has released figures for the number of cars caught out by their mobile speed cameras in recent months.

In June, 623 cars were speeding. The figure for July was 573, leading to a total of 1,196 over both months.

On Piff Elm in Tewkesbury, the mobile speed camera in June caught out 252 people. Another on Corinium Avenue in Gloucester caught out 140 speeding drivers. The speed limit for both places are 60 and 50 mph respectively.

The A417 Brockworth Bypass exposed a whopping 402 speeders in July! 17 cars were caught with passengers not wearing seatbelts on this road, and five were caught without a correct registration plate.

On Corinium Avenue in June, 23 cars were exposed for having at least one person in them not wearing a seatbelt.

The full list for June was as follows:

Fancy Road, Parkend- 28 cars exposed speeding

Highfields Road, Forest of Dean- 34 cars caught over the speed limit

Prestbury Road, Cheltenham- 72 cars caught over the speed limit

B4058, Wotton under Edge- 77 drivers speeding

Rissington Road, Bourton on the Water- 20 speeding drivers

The full list for July was:

Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham- 23 cars exceeding speed limit

B4008 Bristol Road Tesco's to Nass Lane- 25 cars over speed limit

Bath Road, Frocester- 40 speeding drivers

A40 Churcham School- 19 cars caught out speeding

A44 Bourton on the Hill- 64 cars found speeding

In May, we reported that 194 drivers were caught driving over the speed limit along B4173 Brookthorpe.

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