A motorist was caught driving at 149mph (240km/h) by a speed camera on the M25 in Swanley, Kent, it has been revealed.

The figure was released after a Freedom of Information request by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to police authorities in England and Wales.

Police were asked for the location and speed of the fastest motorists caught by speed cameras in the past year.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.