8 October 2023

ACT Policing seizes vehicle of Queanbeyan teen allegedly caught 52 km/h over speed limit

| Lizzie Waymouth
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A 17-year-old boy from Queanbeyan was issued with an immediate suspension notice after allegedly travelling at 132 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. Photo: Claire Fenwicke.

A P-plater has had his licence suspended and his vehicle seized by ACT Policing after being caught driving in excess of 50 km/h above the posted speed limit.

At about 11.50 pm on Saturday (7 October 2023) ACT Road Policing officers were conducting mobile patrols on Horse Park Drive when they detected a white Toyota Camry travelling at 132 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

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The driver, a 17-year-old boy from Queanbeyan, was stopped and produced a NSW provisional licence.

When asked why he was exceeding the speed limit, he was unable to provide a reason.

The driver was issued with an immediate suspension notice, suspending his right to drive in the ACT for 90 days, and his vehicle was also seized.

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