The four hour operation in Saunton Road saw 40 vehicles stopped.

A police operation in Braunton yesterday (Wednesday) saw 40 vehicles stopped for speeding.

Officers were posted in Saunton Road between 10am and 2pm, with 365 vehicles being checked by a speed gun.

Police confirmed one driver was clocked doing 54mph in the 30mph zone, while another speeding motorist had already received 11 points on their license.

30 motorists were given Officer Seen Conditional Offences for excess speed.

Another eight motorists were given words of advice at the roadside.

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