Kill your speed

Speed is one of the main factors that contributes to fatal road incidents, here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and others safe.


The faster a vehicle is driven, the less time there is to react to hazards, and, if a collision takes place with another vehicle, cyclist, pedestrian or inanimate object, the more powerful the impact and the greater the likelihood of death and serious injury. 

The law 

You must not drive faster than the speed limit for the type of road and your type of vehicle. The speed limit is the absolute maximum and it doesn’t mean it’s safe to drive at this speed in all conditions. 

The minimum penalty for speeding is a £100 fine and three penalty points added to your licence. This coupled with the very real risk that you could yourself or someone else shows that speeding really isn’t worth the risk.  

Our advice 

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