Driver detected travelling 100km/h over speed limit near Holbrook

A driver allegedly travelling at more than 100km/h over the marked speed limit has had his licence suspended after being detected in the state’s south yesterday.

About 9.40am (Saturday 30 May 2020), officers from Murray River Police District Highway Patrol were conducting speed enforcement duties on the Hume Highway at Little Billabong, approximately 30km north of Holbrook.

Officers detected a BMW sedan allegedly travelling at 210km/h in a marked 110km/h zone.

The vehicle was subsequently stopped and officers spoke with driver.

Police issued the driver, a 29-year-old man from Lidcombe, an infringement notice for exceeding the speed limit by more than 45km/h and suspended his driver’s licence on the spot for six months.

The penalty for exceeding the speed limit is $2482 and six demerit points.

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