P-plater clocked at 129km/h in 50 zone

A TEENAGER has been charged after he was allegedly caught behind the wheel of a a car clocked travelling at almost 130 kilometres per hour in a 50 zone in Adelaide’s north.

Police were conducting speed detection duties on Clayson Road in Salisbury East when they clocked the VZ Commodore travelling at 129km/h just after 7pm on Friday.

In a statement, SA Police said officers were not able to stop the speeding driver at the time, which they say was travelling at 79km/h above the limit.


A short time later, officers attended the registered owner’s home where they found the VZ Commodore parked outside.

The driver, an 18-year-old man from Wynn Vale, was subsequently charged with driving at speed dangerous to the public.

The P-plater’s vehicle was impounded and he will appear in court at a later date.