He already had nine points on his licence and was in danger of being disqualified from driving.
Castle was fighting for his licence and his livelihood.
Not only did he face the prospect of a heavy fine if convicted; he would receive three penalty points, taking the total to 12.
Normally this means an automatic ban – and a condition of his employment is that he holds a driving licence, as he covers around 500 miles a month at work.
The crossing operates up to 13 times each week with sailing durations from around 7 hours 59 minutes.
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Raising the limit wouldn’t be carte blanche for drivers to set their own arbitrary limits.
And the move has been backed by the AA, although the motoring organisation proposes variable limits of up to 80mph rather than a blanket maximum. Raising motorway speed limits to boost the economy?
Castle failed to notice signs of a temporary 50mph speed limit through long-term roadworks for 18 miles between Brighouse and Rothwell and – like thousands of others – was captured by a bank of average-speed cameras. Days later he was summonsed to appear before Wakefield Magistrates Court.We have exclusive use of the upstairs champagne bar / restaurant area for our events. Read our Frequently Asked Questions page, email your local coordinator or click the button below to chat live with Pre-Dating Customer Service. Join the notification list for your area to be notified of future events in your area that match your interest preferences.The Pitcher amd Piano is now THE place to be on the waterfront in York.With brilliant views along the Ouse, it's the ideal location to enjoy a drink al fresco overlooking the river.