Driver caught at 84mph in 40mph zone as police log 165 speeders on A449

More than 160 motorists have been caught speeding on a main road in South Staffordshire in a crackdown by police.

Officers caught one driver speeding at 84mph. Photo:@RoadPolicing
Officers caught one driver speeding at 84mph. Photo:@RoadPolicing

Officers from Staffordshire Police's road policing unit went into action following a string of complaints by residents.

A total of 165 motorists were caught at a "speed worthy of prosecution" in just two hours on Saturday, the force said.

And one driver was travelling at an "eye-watering" 84mph in a 40mph zone on the route on the A449 in Coven Heath.

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