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FOI2019/06266 and FOI2019/06266

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Date published - 31/12/2019

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Information Rights

Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,

Woburn Road, Kempston,

Bedford, MK43 9AX Telephone: 01234 842547



24th October 2019


Request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Ref No: FOI2019/06266 and FOI2019/06266

I write in connection with your request for information received on 30th September. I note you seek access to the following information:

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request some information regarding the issue of fixed penalty notices for the constabulary.

Specifically, I would like to know:

- The total number of fixed penalty notices that have been issued for speeding by the constabulary in the last year

- The highest recorded speed ticketed in the area during the last year

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving while using a mobile phone

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving without insurance

For each, I would like to know the total number of penalties issued between the 1st of January and 31st of December 2018.

I am required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (The Act) to handle all requests in a manner that is blind to the identity of the requestor. Any information released in response to a request is regarded as being published and therefore, in the public domain without caveat.


Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire Constabularies Cameras, Tickets and Collisions unit is a collaborated unit and therefore this response is on behalf of both forces. Following enquiries conducted by BCH Cameras, Tickets & Collisions Team please see our responses below:

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

  1. 687
  2. 140 MPH
  3. 813
  4. Use a motor vehicle on a road/public place without third party insurance – 1729

Hertfordshire Constabulary

  1. 992
  2. 142MPH
  3. 716
  4. Use a motor vehicle on a road/public place without third party insurance – 2012

The numerical data presented in this response is an un-audited snapshot of un-published data sourced from "live" systems and is subject to the interpretation of the original request by the individual extracting the data.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter please do not hesitate to contact me quoting the above reference number.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights

Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire Constabularies provides you the right to request an independent review of this response under its review procedure. If you require such a review you must notify us within two months from the date of this letter. After lodging a complaint with Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire Constabulary if you are still dissatisfied with the decision you may make an application to the Information Commissioner. For information on how to make a complaint please visit or contact them on 0303 123 1113.


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