The punishment of UK citizens continues for having the temerity to stand up to the EU overlords.

The regulations, introduced this May, mean Britons caught breaking the speed limit in European Union countries could face a fine of up to £640.

However, a shock new survey has found 81 per cent of UK drivers are unaware of the recently amended European speeding laws.

And more than a third of those polled – 38 per cent – admitted their knowledge of speed limits on the continent is not up to scratch.

The Brussels directive covers eight motoring offences, giving EU member states the power to track down UK motorists to hand them fines.

But British police cannot pursue European drivers caught speeding on UK roads because currently the system only works one-way.

UK drivers face fines of up to £620 if caught speeding in EU countries (GETTY)

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