Ambulance trusts spent hundreds of hours having to appeal against speeding fines issued to emergency vehicles by police forces.

More than 20,000 tickets were issued to paramedics after they were caught on speed cameras responding to 999 calls.

Only 400 of those tickets were upheld, a Freedom of Information request by the BBC has found.

Reported by BBC News. You can read the full story here. 

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.