Motorcyclist who filmed himself speeding at 155mph jailed

Robert Hammond will spend at least a year in prison Credit: Sussex Police

A motorcyclist who filmed himself doing speeds of up to 155mph on roads in Sussex and Hampshire has been jailed.

Robert Hammond who's 60 and of Upways Close in Selsey, pleaded guilty to four counts of dangerous driving. He was sentenced to six months to run consecutively for each offence and told that he will spend at least a year in prison.

The court heard that two police officers saw Hammond riding his Honda Fireblade motorbike on 29 April this year on the A27 at Chichester. He did a wheelie, undertook several vehicles and was travelling at about 80mph in a 50mph zone.

They stopped him and seized a memory card from a camera which was mounted to his helmet. When the card was viewed, it showed more than 150 clips of him on his motorbike.

These clips included him conducting a 'wheelie' in a housing estate just before accelerating to a recorded speed in excess of 110mph whilst still in a 30mph speed limit.

He was shown entering a 30mph limit at 95mph, overtaking traffic on numerous occasions against the safety of solid white line systems, travelling in excess of 120mph on country lanes, overtaking in excess of 140mph and reaching a recorded speed of 153mph on a dual carriageway.