Motorcyclist clocked at 126km/h on suburban Gold Coast street

A motorcyclist has copped a hefty fine, lost eight points and been suspended from driving for six-months after being caught riding at more than 120km/h in a suburban Gold Coast street.

The 28-year-old man was pulled over by officers from the Gold Coast Road Policing Unit just after 5pm on Wednesday, after they detected him travelling at 126km/h in a 60km/h zone on Musgrave Avenue in Labrador.

Police say he was observed overtaking another vehicle at the time.


The Southport man was issued with a high range speed infringement which includes a $1,218 fine, eight points and six-month suspension.

PHOTO: Supplied | myPolice Gold Coast

The incident has prompted police to issue a warning to motorists about the dangers of speeding in built-up areas.

“Speed is a contributing factor to a high proportion of serious traffic crashes in Queensland and local police will continue to target dangerous road use behaviour across the Gold Coast,” they said in a statement.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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