‘Reckless’ man caught speeding at three times the limit on motorbike

A man has been caught speeding more than three times over the limit in a 30mph zone in Tendring. Pic

A man has been caught speeding more than three times over the limit in a 30mph zone in Tendring. Picture: PA ARCHIVE/PA IMAGES - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

A man has been disqualified from driving after being caught doing over three times the speed limit while riding through a 30mph zone in Tendring.

Marc Lear, of Browning Road, Brantham, was riding on the B1035, School Road, on July 4 when he was caught going 91mph.

The 45-year-old admitted the offence at Colchester Magistrates Court on Wednesday, October 21, and was disqualified from driving for 56 days.

He was also fined £120, ordered to pay £120 in costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

Matt Hine, manager of the Road Crime Team, said: “Marc Lear’s riding was reckless and could have led to tragedy.


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“Travelling at more than three times the speed limit shows a complete and utter disregard for the rules of the road and safety of others.

“All it would have taken was for Lear to lose control for a moment or for a member of the public to step into the road and it could easily have led to someone being seriously injured or killed.

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“We won’t tolerate people breaking the rules of the road and take action to prosecute those who do.”

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