Speeding woman pulled over after overtaking chief constable
A motorist is facing court proceedings after allegedly speeding past a chief constable at 95mph in a 40mph zone.
Northamptonshire Chief Constable Nick Adderley tweeted dashcasm footage of the driver – who had a 17-month-old baby in the back of her vehicle – overtaking his unmarked car in Northampton.
Mr Adderley was praised on Twitter by a passing colleague who spotted the chief constable dealing with the 21-year-old driver of the Volkswagen Golf after she was pulled over.
The officer, tweeting under his collar number, wrote: “Just returning to Northampton from a job in Towcester and spot @NorthantsChief with a vehicle stopped, hi vis on and his pen out. #LeadingByExample #Legend.”
The woman is alleged to have accelerated to more than 100mph on a 50mph stretch of road before being issued with a notice to attend court.
The incident comes within a week of another stop by the senior officer, who previously posted a photograph of an Audi RS5 whose driver was reported for speeding.