Report: Nearly a fifth of UK drivers admit to driving over 100mph

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According to a new survey, some 18% of UK drivers have admitted to exceeding 100mph. The road safety charity Brake polled 2,000 UK drivers on breaking the speed limit and found some alarming results. This figure rises to 33% for 25-34 year olds. Men are much more likely to break the 100mph barrier with 28% admitting to driving as fast. By contrast, only 9% of women were reported to hit 100mph. The highest speed recorded in the survey was 180mph on a motorway in Nottinghamshire The highest speed driven over the speed limit was 152mph in a 30mph zone in Read More …