Driver fined after doing 120mph on A1(M) towards Welwyn

The A1(M).

The A1(M). - Credit: Archant

A Mercedes driver has been disqualified after travelling at 120mph on the A1(M) on the southbound carriageway between Stevenage and Welwyn.

Paul Rogers, 52, has been banned from driving for nine months.

His case was heard at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court on March 15.

Rogers, who was not present for the court hearing, drove a Mercedes on the A1(M) at 7.40pm on May 26 last year.

His speed of 120mph was recorded by means of a follow check.

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He was travelling 50mph faster than the 70mph limit.

Magistrates decided to fine Rogers £770.

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He must also pay victim services £77 and costs of £85.

The resident of Cecil Park, Pinner, in Harrow, must pay a total of £932.

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