A new type of speeding penalty based on the offender’s income will be introduced on Monday 24 April, with wage percentage fines and 56-day disqualifications for the worst offenders.

Motorists caught doing more than 101mph in a 70mph limit could be fined between 125% and 175% of their weekly income, while those breaking the speed limit in a 30mph area will get three points and be fined 25-75% of their weekly wage. Current speeding fines are already means-based, but the new type tweaks their thresholds, which are listed below.

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UK Experiments With Speeding Ticket Fines Based On Ability To Pay - Would That Float Over Here?

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