By James Salmon, Transport Editor For The Daily Mail
Published: 00:17 BST, 17 June 2019 | Updated: 00:17 BST, 17 June 2019
Dozens of drivers have been caught speeding at least ten times in the last four years.
Of the 38 to reach double figures, one was clocked driving too fast on 25 occasions. The figures from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency prompted concerns that too many dangerous drivers are being let off the hook.
Nearly a quarter of a million motorists have multiple endorsements on their licence for speeding. Drivers are usually banned if they are caught speeding four times within three years. However, some are able to keep their licence by convincing a court that disqualification would cause them exceptional hardship.
Drivers are usually banned if they are caught speeding four times within three years
Road safety campaigners described the figures, covering the number of 'SP30' endorsements for speeding held on driving records as of April 20, as 'shocking'. Olympic cycling champion Chris Boardman said allowing repeat offenders to keep their licence was 'plain wrong'.
The data relates to the number of SP30 endorsements held on driving records as of April 20.
The endorsements are handed out to drivers found exceeding the speed limit and