Ministers’ chauffeurs in speeding ticket row
SNP ministers’ chauffeurs have clocked up a string of speeding convictions – and have even been caught breaking the limit on the country’s most notorious road.
Opposition MSPs and safety campaigners said last night it was “very embarrassing” for Alex Salmond’s government that official drivers had flouted the law on the A9, A82 and A90.
The offence on the A9 between Inverness and Perth – often described as the most dangerous road in Scotland – was committed just weeks before controversial plans to instal average-speed cameras were revealed by Transport Minister Keith Brown.
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