Speeding

The Best Twitter Reaction To That Gob-Smacking Chris Huhne Column

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

In a column that reads like a paperback thriller from the bargain bin of an airport bookshop, disgraced ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne has said he wa...

Man Utd And England Player Sentenced For Speeding

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United and England footballer Ashley Young has been banned from driving for six months after speeding in Warwickshire. The 28-year-old w...

Motorist Chalks Up 45 Penalty Points In Nine Months

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A motorist has chalked up a record-high 45 penalty points on his driving licence in a nine-month offending spree and is still on the road. The driv...

Fast Cars - Bahrain's Response to the Protest Movement Is the Equivalent of a Reckless Joyrider

Neil Durkin | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

Bahrain has become trapped in an endless circuit of protest-clampdown-further protest-further clampdown. The way out was apparently missed by the authorities long ago and instead we've had police officers acquitted of murder and torture charges (or given lenient sentences), and protesters - including children - given very long prison sentences.

Let's Get Evidence-Backed Road Safety Measures and Drop the Profit Motive

Godfrey Bloom | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Politics
Godfrey Bloom

One of the great hurdles that the Drivers' Union must overcome is the raw emotional blackmail of the charity sponsored grieving mother who is shamelessly exploited on TV to perpetuate the "speeding kills" myth. I am delighted to join Keith Peat and his highly experienced team of real experts to get evidence backed road safety measures in place and lose the profit motive which does such disservice to our motorists and drives a wedge between middle England and the police.

Tributes For Dead Hit-And-Run PC

PA | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK

Britain's most senior police officer has led the tributes to a long-serving colleague who was killed in a hit-and-run while trying to halt a speeding ...

Hit-And-Run PC Dies Of His Injuries

PA | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK

A long-serving police constable who was critically injured as he tried to stop a speeding car has died in hospital. Pc Andrew Duncan, 47, was prono...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Big Day, Big Speech, For Ed Miliband

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 9 July 2013... 1) BIG DAY, BIG SPEECH, FOR ED MILIBAND "Ed Miliband's speech today is most important ...

Plans for 80mph Motorway Speed Limit Shelved

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Plans to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph have been consigned to the slow lane after Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said the move was "...

WATCH: Dramatic Police Chase Runs Into One Small Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy

"Portland Police Traffic Officer Mark James attempts to catch up to a traffic violator," reads the rather solemn description of this video on YouTube ...

Unwritten Rules of the Road

Amanda Walters | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

We all know our Highway Code, else we wouldn't be driving. There are also unwritten rules of the road though that we should all be aware of, in order to promote "happy drivers". These rules will serve as a reminder of common sense and courtesy that will keep you from being "that guy"

Ed Balls Admits Speeding Offence: 'I Went Too Far, Too Fast'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Balls often attacks George Osborne for going "too far, too fast" in cutting public spending, but the shadow chancellor has been forced to admit doi...

What Chris Huhne And Vicky Pryce Can Expect In Prison

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Leaving their multi-million pound homes behind, Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce will find themselves at the heart of a riches-to-rags tale as they are bot...

'A Personal Tragedy'

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

The jailing of former energy secretary Chris Huhne is a reminder that no one, however powerful, is above the law, prime minister David Cameron has sai...

Huhne: I Apologise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Chris Huhne apologised to friends and family for his conduct as he faced up to a jail term. In an interview conducted hours before he was handed an...

Chris Huhne And Vicky Pryce Jailed For Eight Months

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Former Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne has been sentenced to eight months in prison for perverting the course of justice. His ex-wife, Vicky Pryce, wa...

The Golden Couple That Had It All

PA | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

To many, Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce appeared to have everything. He was a Cabinet minister with a shot at the Lib Dem leadership, she was the Gove...

Who Is Vicky Pryce?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

She might have been catapulted to the public's attention for her role in the Chris Huhne speeding row, but Vicky Pryce had nurtured a substantial medi...

Vicky Pryce Found Guilty Of Perverting Course Of Justice

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Vicky Pryce is facing jail after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice over ex-husband Chris Huhne's speeding points. The 60-year-...

Vicky Pryce Accused Of 'Cooking Up' Defence Over Speeding Points

PA | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

The ex-wife of disgraced former MP Chris Huhne "cooked up" her defence and took his speeding points as "a quick fix to an inconvenient problem", a cou...

Vicky Pryce 'Practically Suicidal' When She Told Press Of Speeding Points

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Vicky Pryce was "practically suicidal" in the wake of her split with disgraced MP Chris Huhne, a court has heard. The ex-wife of disgraced MP is ac...

Judge Arrested Over Leak Of Chris Huhne Story

Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

A high-profile barrister and judge is being investigated by police for allegedly lying about her involvement in leaking the Chris Huhne speeding point...

Reduced To 'A Quivering Jelly'?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

Chris Huhne's ex-wife was "one of the most powerful, talented, intelligent and trusted women in the country" and would not have been forced into takin...

Huhne Badgered Me To Take Points, Pryce Told Daughter

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Chris Huhne "constantly badgered" ex-wife Vicky Pryce to take his speeding points, a court has heard. Georgia Beesley, Pryce's eldest daughter, sai...

Vicky Pryce Trial: Chris Huhne Presented Points Transfer As "Fait Accompli"

PA | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Former Cabinet minister Chris Huhne transferred his speeding points to his wife without telling her, a court has heard. A political journalist said...