Warwickshire fixed penalty notices

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Dear Warwickshire Police,

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.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

Information Compliance,

Dear Mr Dixon

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NOs: West Mercia Police 12672 and
Warwickshire Police 12673

 

I write in connection with your request for West Mercia Police and
Warwickshire Police information which was dated and received 30^th
September 2019 .

 

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Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

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@ Freedom of Information, Warwickshire Police

Dear Mr Dixon

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NOs:  West Mercia Police 12672
and Warwickshire Police 12673

 

I write in connection with your requests for information which were
received on 30^th September 2019.  Please find below the responses to your
requests for West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police information:

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.

 

 

REPLY:

West Mercia 12672

- The total number of fixed penalty notices that have been issued for
speeding by the constabulary in the last year – 90203

 

Fixed penalties which have been cancelled for the following reasons have
not been included:

 

Duplicate Notice

Emergency Vehicle Ambulance

Emergency Vehicle Fire

Emergency Vehicle Police

Process Defect Identified

TOR Issued in Error

VRM Misread

 

 

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

 

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving while using a
mobile phone – 1118

 

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving without insurance
- 1204

 

Warwickshire 12673

- The total number of fixed penalty notices that have been issued for
speeding by the constabulary in the last year – 53894

 

Fixed penalties which have been cancelled for the following reasons have
not been included:

 

Ambulance

Confirmed in Error

Data Error

Due to JAG Policy

Duplicate Issue

Duplicate Notices

Fire

Input Error

Issued in Error

Mistake on Notice

Police

Reflective Readings

Technical Error

Technical Error at Viewing

Test

VRM Input Error

 

 

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

 

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving while using a
mobile phone – 348

 

- The total number of fixed penalties issued for driving without insurance
- 942

 

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as
accurate as possible.

 

Your attention is drawn to the below which details your right of
complaint.

 

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mrs E Ball

Information Compliance Office
Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police
Rugby Police Station
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 2DH

 

Warwickshire Police in complying with their statutory duty under sections
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