SPEEDING DRIVERS HEAD FOR MANNAMEAD RATHER THAN MUTLEY
DRIVERS passing through Mannamead are more likely to speed than those travelling through Mutley, new data has revealed.
Figures reveal how motorists passing through the PL2 and PL3 areas of the city are twice as speedy as those in PL1 and PL4 areas.
In the PL1 area of Plymouth, in Devonport, the Hoe, Millbridge, Stoke, and Stonehouse, 5.85 per cent of driving time is spent over the limit, according to data collated by insurance industry company Wunelli.
In the PL2 area of the city, including Beacon Park, Ford, Keyham, North Prospect, Pennycross, Home Park, 11.7 per cent of driving time is illegal.
In PL3, which is made up of Efford, Hartley, Laira, Mannamead, Milehouse, Peverell and Higher Compton, it is a whopping 13.96 per cent.
Finally, in PL4, which includes the Barbican, Lipson, Mount Gould, Mutley, Prince Rock and St. Judes, drivers are spending 6.41 per cent of the time over the limit.
The habits have been gathered using a huge database of driving behaviour, gathered from in-car telematics devices over a period of four years and covering 154 million miles and over 40 million journeys.
The analysis from the telematics solutions provider to the insurance sector was released in a bid to offer an insight into when, where and in what vehicles people are most likely to speed. Insurance providers can even fit a telematics device into a vehicle to measure how well a motorist drives.
Sandy Dunn, chairman of Wunelli said: "Telematics can help prove or disprove preconceived ideas about the typical driver profiles of particular car makes and models."