A DRIVER has avoided disqualification about being found speeding in Lincolnshire.

Joshua Flather, of Hampden Drive, Kidlington, was caught on October 13 last year speeding in North Hykeham.

The 29-year-old was caught on an automatic speed camera driving 36mph in a 30mph speed limit zone on the Lincoln Road.

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At Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on May 7, the driver pleaded guilty after being charged under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

He was fined £72 and had three penalty points added to his licence. There was no disqualification order.

Flather was also ordered to pay a £28 victim surcharge but there were no orders for court costs.

The total amount the driver will need to pay by the start of June is £100.