FORTY four vehicles were clocked exceeding a 30mph limit on a Ringwood road. 

An officer from Ringwood Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Poulner SpeedWatch team did a patrol on Southampton Road on Wednesday.

Out of 358 vehicles checked - 44 were going over 30mph.

The highest speed recorded was 42mph.

A police spokesperson on the Ringwood Cops Facebook page said: "Remember cutting a few minutes off of your journey isn't worth anybody's life should you be involved in a road accident as a result of speeding."

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