What are some speeding penalties in the United Kingdom?


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As of 2015, the minimum fine for speeding in the United Kingdom is £100, according to the U.K. government. The maximum fine is £2,500, reports Motor Lawyers.

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Drivers who receive speeding tickets also incur three penalty points, states the U.K. government. Drivers who accrue at least 12 penalty points during a three year period may be subject to a suspension of driving privileges.

Speed limits in the United Kingdom for cars and motorcycles are 30 mph in built-up areas, 60 mph on highways that don't have center dividers, and 70 mph on freeways and highways with center dividers, according to Visit Britain.

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