Five drivers caught speeding after police clampdown on key Doncaster route

Police have warned drivers about speeding on a key Doncaster road after five were found over the limit.

By Darren Burke
Friday, 5th August 2022, 11:41 am
Updated Friday, 5th August 2022, 11:41 am

Officers from Doncaster Central Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out the speed gun operation on Beckett Road. targeting more than 100 drivers following a number of complaints from residents about motorists flouting the 20mph limit.

A spokesman said: “Local PCSOs from the Central Neighbourhood Team conducted a speed gun operation on Beckett Road, Wheatley in response to recent complaints regarding speeding at the location.

“Of the 100+ vehicles checked, five were found to be speeding with two above 30mph.

Police carried out speed gun checks in Beckett Road.

"Please remember that Beckett Road is a 20mph road for a reason.”

Anyone wanting to report speeding or car crime in Doncaster and across South Yorkshire can contact police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Alternatively, you can report information in confidence to independent charity Crime Stoppers through their dedicated UK call centre on 0800 555 111.