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.


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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