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Vehicle records 90mph through St Marks

More than 1,200 motorists speed through village

One motorist has been recorded travelling through St Marks village at 90mph.

Malew Commissioners recently installed a ‘Smiley Sid’ speed monitor, which showed more than 1,200 drivers passing through the village at least 20mph over the speed limit over a one-week period.

Others were in excess of 70 and 80mph, while one reached more than 90.

Chairman of the local authority, Nigel Bazley, says the commissioners knew speeding was a problem, but they hadn't realised how bad the situation was:

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