When you are caught speeding the police will take action mainly based on how far you exceeded the speed limit.
20mph Speed limit Zone
If you have been caught speeding in a 20mph zone then you should receive a speeding ticket if you were caught driving faster that 25mph and you may be prosecuted it you were caught driving at over.
30mph Speed Limit Zone
If you were caught speeding in a 30mph Zone then it is likely that you will be given a ticket if you were caught driving faster than 35mph, and you could be prosecuted if you were driving over 50mph and may face losing your driving license.
40mph Speed Limit Zone
If you were speeding in a 40pmh zone then you will receive a speeding ticket if you were driving faster than 46mph, but you may be prosecuted for driving faster than 66mph.
50mph Speed Limit Zone
If you drive faster than 57mph in a 50mph zone then you will probably be issued with a speeding ticket and if you were driving faster than 76mph then it is highly likely that you will be prosecuted and face losing your licence.
60mph Speed Limit Zone
If you are caught speeding in a 60mph zone and are caught driving faster the 68mph then you will probably receive a speeding ticket, fine and penalty points, but if you are caught driving over 86mph then you will more than likely be prosecuted and face losing you licence.
If you are speeding on the motorway and caught by either the police or a safety camera, then you may receive a larger fine.
If you are caught driving over 79mph then you will be given a speeding ticket but if you are caught driving faster than 96mph then you will probably be prosecuted, if you are caught driving faster than 100mph then it is likely you will lose your driving licence
You should dinf a solicitor and take legal advice as soon as possible if you have been prosecuted for any of the above speeding offences, so they can help you try and keep your driving licence.