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1 in 3 drivers caught speeding in two-day operation

Weekend speed trap catches out nearly 500 drivers in just two days

Almost one-third of drivers were caught breaking the speed limit along a single stretch of road in the Dordogne at the weekend.

Almost 500 cars were 'flashed' during police speed checks carried out on Friday and Saturday along a 50kph-limited stretch of of the D939 in Les Grèzes.

Police said 364 drivers broke the speed limit during Friday checks, while another 130 were caught out a day later.

Nearly one driver in three was in breach of this series of checks at Les Grèzes in Chancelade.

Elsewhere, a motorist in the Tarn was caught driving at 204kph on a 90kph stretch of the D999 between Albi and Millau. The car was impounded and the driver's licence temporarily revoked pending a court appearance on November 7.

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