A driver was caught speeding over 70mph on the M23.

Samantha Allan was caught speeding by Sussex Police using manned equipment at Tilgate Forest, near Crawley.

The 29-year-old, of Herons Close in Sayers Common, near Hassocks, pleaded guilty to the offence.

The case was dealt with under the single justice procedure at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on April 17.


Allen broke regulation 3 of the Motorways Traffic (Speed Limit) Regulations 1974, section 17(4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

She was fined £125 and ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £50 and costs of £90.

Allan also got three points on her licence.

Her guilty plea was taken into account when imposing sentence.