A MAN has been fined for speeding in a Mercedes on the A23.

Kaveh Mottaghi has been ordered to pay a total of £257 by Crawley Magistrates’ Court after being caught driving above 70mph on the dual carriageway near Albourne on April 9.

The 55-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence.

Mottaghi, of Lawrence Road, Hove, was fined £133 and given three points on his licence.

He will also have to pay £90 in court costs and a surcharge of £34.

The defendant's guilty plea was taken into account when imposing sentence.

Mottaghi has until November 22 to pay the fine.