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Biker filmed himself speeding at 189mph

Nottinghamshire Police are now seeking to identify other offenders caught on film.

A biker who filmed himself speeding at up to 189mph has been handed a 21-month jail sentence.

Adam Campion also used his mobile phone to record footage while driving through red lights, driving on the wrong side of the road, pulling wheelies and speeding in and out of traffic.

The 26-year-old of Nottingham Road, Hucknall, was jailed at Nottingham Crown Court after admitting five counts of dangerous driving and assisting an offender in the retention of stolen goods.

Nottinghamshire Police said a laptop containing hundreds of videos and images of the dangerous use of motorcycles was recovered from Campion’s address after an inquiry into a motorbike theft.

One of the videos shows Campion driving one-handed and holding his mobile phone in the other, while videoing his speedometer, which topped out at 189mph.

Ashfield District police commander, Inspector Glenn Longden, said: “The illegal and dangerous use of motorcycles is a massive issue to our communities and although this investigation was immensely complex and time consuming, the result in court has been satisfying.

“I hope this prison sentence will make those who think it is acceptable to put themselves and others in danger by driving dangerously think twice.”

Inquiries are ongoing to identify other offenders seen in the videos. Anyone with any information is urged to call Notts Police on 101.

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