A DRIVER has been fined after being caught exceeding the legal speed limit for the vehicle he was driving.

Grzegorz Szmuc, of Barn Close in Reading, was caught on June 11 last year exceeding the legal limit of his Ford vehicle near Gloucester.

The 26-year-old was caught driving at 73mph, exceeding the vehicle limit, which was 60mph.

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He pleaded guilty at Cheltenham Magistrates Court and was fined £146. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and court costs of £90.

Szmuc was also disqualified from driving for six months and his licence was endorsed with three penalty points.