Speeding P-platers banned from driving for six months

A P-PLATER has been banned from driving for six months after he was allegedly clocked travelling at more than 100km/h over the speed limit in South Australia.

The 28-year-old man was allegedly nabbed in a Holden Commodore sedan, travelling at a staggering  201km/h along the Horrocks Highway at Barinia, north of Clare, about 9.30pm on Friday.

The reading is the highest recorded on South Australian roads this year.


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The driver from Parafield Gardens was fined for speeding and breaching the conditions of his provisional licence.

He also received an immediate loss of licence for six months.

Source: South Australia Police

Meanwhile, in NSW, 19-year-old man also had his licence torn up after he was allegedly clocked speeding on the NSW Central Coast on Saturday morning.

The teen was allegedly nabbed in a BMW sedan, travelling at 161km/h in a 110 zone on the M1 Motorway at Somersby.

He was fined $2435 for exceeding the speed limit by over 45km/h and had his licence suspended on-the-spot for six months.

Source: NSW Traffic and Highway Patrol Command

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