A police operation caught almost 200 people speeding in the city this morning.
Thames Valley Police were stationed at St Giles and Morrell Avenue to catch drivers exceeding the roads’ 20mph limits.
Officers found 155 people breaking the speed limit along St Giles and 42 people speeding along Morrell Avenue.
Roads policing Sergeant Chris Appleby said: “I’m disappointed, this is not something we want to see.”
A new speeding awareness course for people driving at 24mph or over, will now be available to some of the motorists caught speeding today.
Delivered by AA Drive Tech, the three-and-a-half hour course will educate drivers on aspects of driving and speed control.
Sergeant Applebay said: “Despite regular speed enforcement operations St. Giles and Morrell Avenue, Oxford has continued to see motorists exceeding the 20mph limit and as a result of community complaints, they have been selected as the locations to launch the new course.
“It’s not just about fining motorists but educating them and for the first time we will be offering the opportunity to motorists to attend a national course.”
9:00am Tuesday 13th October 2015
TRIBUTES have poured in for a “beautiful, brave and determined” teenage cancer sufferer who passed away last week.
8:30am Tuesday 13th October 2015
THE county is being “left in the dark” over how to help with the Syrian refugee crisis.
3:50pm Tuesday 13th October 2015
A FREE bus service is being set up from Carterton to Bampton so residents can access the post office.
8:00am Tuesday 13th October 2015
SERIOUSLY injured patients in Oxfordshire will soon be able to be treated by air ambulance crews at night following the launch of the charity’s new £4.5m helicopter.
7:00am Tuesday 13th October 2015
A NEW scheme could land young people in the county a career with Oxford United Football Club.
6:30am Tuesday 13th October 2015
A CAMPAIGN to recruit social care workers is to be launched to combat soaring demand for home care.
6:00am Tuesday 13th October 2015
THE site of the former Friar pub in Marston could become student flats as a seven-year saga nears its end.
6:00am Monday 12th October 2015
THE NAME expected to be given to the main street in Oxford’s biggest housing estate for 100 years has led to concerns its neighbours will be left behind.
8:30am Monday 12th October 2015
A TEN-year high in cycling accidents has been blamed on the state of Oxfordshire’s roads, with fears growing that cash to repair them could be hit by fresh budget cuts.
10:45pm Sunday 11th October 2015
Two British troops from RAF Benson have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
2:02pm Monday 12th October 2015
A mum has apologised to the family of the man she stabbed and killed.
12:34pm Monday 12th October 2015
A new specialist air ambulance will be unveiled in the county today as Thames Valley Air Ambulance launches night-flying operations.
9:20am Monday 12th October 2015
Firefighters tackled a blaze inovling a wood-burning boiler in Ducklington last night.
9:10am Monday 12th October 2015
Passengers are having to endure delays to train services across Oxfordshire this morning.