When Chief Constable Nick Adderley, head of Northamptonshire Police, was passed by a woman travelling at nearly 100 mph in a 50 mph zone, then he turned on the lights and sirens of his unmarked car and pulled the motorist over.
When CC Adderley went and spoke to the driver, he could see that she had her 17-month-old toddler in the back of the car.
The lady had been clocked travelling at 100 mph in a 50 mph zone.
On his Twitter account, CC Adderley said:
“Watch as this VW Golf overtakes my vehicle at 95 mph, in a 40 mph limit, then accelerates to over 100 mph in a 50 limit.
“Ban enough, but with a 17-month-old baby in the back – unforgivable!!
“Off to the court and hopefully a substantial ban for the 21-year-old driver.”
During the stop, the top cop was spotted by one of his officers who tweeted (@NPC_814):
“Just returning to Northampton from a job in Towcaster and spot @NorthantsChief with a vehicle stopped, hi-vis on and his pen out #LeadingByExample #Legend”.
CC Adderley also shared some dashcam footage of the lady as she sped past his vehicle in the hope of discouraging other motorists from driving in such a dangerous manner.
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