A SPEEDER has escaped a roads ban due to the effect it would have on her family after she was caught breaking the limit in Herefordshire.

Ruth Catherine Wadsworth appeared before magistrates in Worcester in January after entering a guilty plea to one count of exceeding a 30 miles per hour speed limit at an earlier hearing in October.

The court heard from the prosecutor that the 59-year-old had been caught after breaking the limit in a 30 miles per hour zone on the A4110 at Wigmore in Herefordshire while behind the wheel of a Toyota on March 18.


She had been caught out on manually operated camera equipment, the court was told.

Wadsworth, who is of Orchid Meadow in Minsterley, Shropshire, was fined £40 and received three penalty points.

She was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £90 and a £34 victim surcharge.

No totting disqualification was made because, magistrates said, a roads ban would have an effect on family members who she supports.

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