Pair caught speeding more than 55km/h over limit at Coffs Harbour

A man and woman have been fined after allegedly exceeding the speed limit by more than 55km/h on the state’s Mid North Coast yesterday.

Just before 9.30pm (Saturday 26 October 2019) officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District were patrolling the Pacific Highway, south of Coffs Harbour, when they saw two vehicles exit the Sawtell Road overpass and proceed north at speed.

Police will allege a Holden Commodore SS was detected travelling 136km/h and a Toyota 86 was detected travelling 118km/h, in a 60km/h zone.

Both vehicles were stopped by officers near the intersection of Cook Drive and the drivers were spoken to.

The 20-year-old male driver of the Holden – who had four passengers in the car – was issued with a Traffic Infringement Notice for exceed speed over 45km/h and fined $2482.

His licence was suspended for six months.

The 19-year-old female driver of the Toyota – who had one passenger in the car – was issued a Traffic Infringement Notice for exceed speed over 45km/h and fined $2482.

Her licence was suspended for six months and her registration plates were confiscated for three months.

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