Van Driver Caught At 100mph Is Banned For 40 Days

PUBLISHED: 10:34 24 November 2008 | UPDATED: 10:38 04 May 2010

A VAN driver caught speeding along the A14 at 100 mph was banned from driving for 40 days by Ely magistrates. Steven Calver, 54, of Halesworth, Suffolk, told the court: I was just trying to get home; I had been at work all day. He admitted breaching the

A VAN driver caught speeding along the A14 at 100 mph was banned from driving for 40 days by Ely magistrates.

Steven Calver, 54, of Halesworth, Suffolk, told the court: "I was just trying to get home; I had been at work all day."

He admitted breaching the 60 mph speed limit imposed on his vehicle, and was fined £230 with £35 costs and a £15 surcharge.

"This was a terrific speed on a dangerous road," said presiding magistrate Sue Griffin.

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