BMW driver's six-month ban and £800 bill for clocking 129mph on Northamptonshire road

Police snapped vehicle at twice legal limit on 60mph stretch of A6 near Rothwell

Tuesday, 15th December 2020, 12:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th December 2020, 12:32 pm

Magistrates banned a driver for six months and landed him with a huge bill after he was caught doing more than twice the legal speed limit on the A6 in Northamptonshire.

Officers from the county's Safer Roads Team snapped Esteban Reina clocking 129mph in his BMW on the single carriageway stretch of the Rothwell-Desborough bypass during the first coronavirus lockdown back in May.

The limit on that stretch of road is 60mph.

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Reina, 29, from Southend-on-Sea, was disqualified from driving until June, fined £660 and ordered to pay £156 in costs and surcharges.

His licence was also endorsed with six penalty points.

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