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Driver Clocked at 182kmh

Driver Clocked at 182kmh

Both Drivers Were Heading To a Funeral

The NSW Police have reported that a VW Jetta sedan travelling north on the Hume Hwy at Woomargama was clocked on a stationary radar doing 182kmh.

Whilst police were preparing to pursue this vehicle a Toyota Corolla sedan passed by and was checked 167kmh in a signposted 110kmh speed limited area.

Both vehicle were stopped near Holbrook with the drivers confirming both vehicles were travelling together to a funeral in Sydney.

Each driver has produced Victorian C P1 probationary driver's licenses with both licences subject to a passenger restrictions, to not to have more than one passenger at any time. At the time there were 3 passengers in each vehicle.

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The drivers were charged with driving in a manner dangerous to the public, to appear before the Albury Local Court on 22nd October.

The driver of the Corolla was also issued infringement notices for not displaying P plates, and not complying with the passenger restriction condition of their licence. $268 and $572 respectively.

As the driver of the Jetta was the owner, the vehicle was towed and impounded by police for a period of 3 months.

The speeding motorists were stopped around midday on Wednesday the 2nd of October

Both drivers had their driving privileges to drive in NSW suspended.

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