Spate of speeding cases prompts police warning

Police are urging drivers to curb their speed
Police are urging drivers to curb their speed

Motorists in North East Fife are being urged to watch their speed, after a dozen drivers were reported for speeding offences at various locations across the area.

On some occasions, the incidents took place directly outside schools.

Police Scotland Sergeant Gary Combe confirmed that, in the space of a week, a total of 12 drivers have been detected and were to be reported for speeding.

He said: “On one occasion, a 54-year-old man was found to be driving at more than twice the speed limit, directly outside a local primary school.

“This type of driver behaviour is, thankfully, uncommon, but is totally unacceptable and represents a real danger to all road users and, in particular, the school children.

“I would urge motorists to adhere to the speed limit, drive safely and, when in the vicinity of any school, to slow down and pay extra attention for children in an effort to keep our communities safe.”

Anyone with information about any location where there is a concern about speeding, or any other road safety issue, is requested to contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.