Head of Tayside Police caught speeding

The head of Tayside police has apologised after being caught speeding on a hazardous stretch of the A9.

Chief Constable Kevin Mathieson was travelling at 72mph in a 60mph zone near Kingussie last September.

He accepted responsibility for the offence and was fined £60 and received three penalty points on his licence.

The speeding offence came to light through a Freedom of Information Request made by a newspaper.

Police chief gets speeding fine (BBC News, 10 January 2009)