A DRIVER who was clocked over the speed limit on a rural Dorset road has been fined and given a disqualification.

Simon Philip Clothier, aged 61, of Higher Farm, Beer Hackett, in Sherborne, admitted driving a Volkswagen at 46mph in Fosters Hill on November 28, 2019.

The speed limit on Fosters Hill in Holwell is 30mph.

Clothier was order to pay a fine of £512, a victim surcharge of £51 and court costs of £110. He was also disqualified from driving for 28 days under a discretionary sentence.

Meanwhile a car travelling at 107mph was one of seven stopped for speeding on a stretch of the A30 in just one evening.

Officers from Dorset Police spent the evening between Yeovil and Sherborne on Saturday, January 30. Drivers stopped were caught speeding at 107, 95, 93, 93, 90, 90 and 87mph.

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