Almost 40 drivers have been caught speeding at least TEN times in the last four ...

Almost 40 drivers have been caught speeding at least TEN times in the last four years and nearly 250,000 have multiple offences on their licence as campaigners brand the statistics 'shocking' Drivers are usually banned if they are caught speeding four times in three years  Some can to keep their licence by telling a court a ban would cause hardship   Campaigners described the figures as 'shocking' after they were revealed

By James Salmon, Transport Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:17 BST, 17 June 2019 | Updated: 00:17 BST, 17 June 2019

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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

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

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