Two impounds in Kyneton

Kyneton police have impounded two vehicles just days apart travelling at more than double the speed limit in the central Victorian township.

Police detected a motorcycle travelling at 154km/h in a 60 zone on Saleyards Road just after 6am on 9 December.

The 26-year-old learner rider, who had only got his bike days earlier, had his motorcycle impounded at a cost of $1415.

He will be charged on summons with ride at a speed dangerous and exceed speed limit by 45kp/h or more.

In the early hours of 11 December Kyneton police observed a Holden Commodore ute doing burnouts in a gravel car park.

Police attempted to intercept the car which fled the car park and was detected allegedly driving at 185km/h in an 80 zone.

A short time later police located the commodore and the 18-year-old probationary driver.

He was arrested and had his car immediately impounded at cost of $1475.

His charges included conduct endangering life, speed dangerous, exceed speed limit by 45km/h or more, evade police, loss of traction of a motor vehicle, refused PBT and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.

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