A boy racer who completed the 837-mile journey between Land’s End and John O’Groats in a record nine hours at an average speed of 89mph has been put on trial three years later for dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice. Thomas Davies, 29, drove from one end of Britain to the other by ‘extremely dangerous’ means and waited six months before revealing he made the trip to avoid a speeding prosecution, it is alleged. Davies, of Corwen in North Wales, drove his 4.2 litre Audi S5 with an additional fuel tank in his boot, through 15 police force areas and at least 50 speed cameras without getting a single ticket in September 2017. Only a FG1 Phantom fighter jet has completed the journey faster, it is said, and Google Maps estimates a journey time of almost 15 hours meaning Davies shaved almost six hours off that time. But three years on from completing the journey, he has appeared at Truro Crown Court accused of two counts of dangerous driving because of the average speed he travelled through Scotland and England. He is also accused of perverting the course of justice for using false registration plates, displaying false number plates to avoid… Read full this story
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