Who breaks the speeding laws - and what happens to them

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Did you know that three-quarters of motorists caught speeding in Hampshire are men and that only one in 100 offenders is driving a lorry?

Those are among some of the facts revealed by Hampshire Police after almost 2,000 drivers were caught in a speeding crackdown.

The force said that:-

74 per cent of motorists caught were men

26 per cent of motorists caught were women

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80 per cent of offences were committed in 30mph limit

9.7 per cent of offences were committed in 40mph limit

9.6 per cent of offences were committed in 70mph limit

0.5 per cent of offences were committed in 60mph limit

0.1 per cent of offences were committed in 20mph limit

0.1 per cent of offences were committed on other speed restrictions

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48 per cent were offered referral course

4 per cent were given a verbal warning

47 per cent were given a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)

One per cent were reported for summons

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80 per cent of offences were committed by car drivers

2 per cent of offences were committed by motorcyclists

17 per cent of offences were committed by van drivers

1 per cent of offences were committed by lorry drivers