A motorist was caught driving at 149mph (240km/h) by a speed camera on the M25 in Swanley, Kent, it has been revealed.

The figure was released after a Freedom of Information request by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to police authorities in England and Wales.

Police were asked for the location and speed of the fastest motorists caught by speed cameras in the past year.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.