Almost 300 drivers caught speeding on residential Yorkshire street in just 2.5 hours after residents complained

Almost 300 drivers were caught speeding on a stretch of road near Wakefield in a matter of hours.

Durkar Lane.

Following complaints by residents, police targeted the 30mph-limit Durkar Lane in Durkar for two-and-half hours during a recent evening.

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Of the 627 vehicles that passed, 231 were travelling between 31 and 35mph.

Fifty-two were clocked between 36 and 40mph, while 12 were going at 41mph or more.

The information will be used to plan traffic operations in future.