Posted: 20 July, 2012
by Triple M Footy
Lance Franklin Has Lost His Driver's Licence
Hawthorn star Lance Franklin has lost his driver's licence for six months after being caught 40km/h over the speed limit in Brighton East on Thursday, media reports say.
Lance Franklin has reportedly lost his driver's licence for six months after being caught speeding on Thursday.
Reports suggest Buddy was busted going 40km/h over the speed limit in Brighton East on Thursday.
He was allegedly booked by police for travelling at 90km/h in a 50km/h zone, fined $599 and lost six demerit points.
"Hawthorn Football Club has been informed by Lance Franklin he has incurred a speeding violation which will result in a suspension of his licence for six months," said the club in a statement.
"Franklin was detected speeding in Brighton East on Thursday afternoon, and was issued with a penalty notice which carries a six month licence suspension, the loss of demerit points and a fine."
"Club officials expressed their disappointment in an initial meeting with Franklin and counselled him on the importance of responsible conduct on the roads. The Club will continue to follow its procedures to deal with player related issues of this nature."
"Franklin acknowledged his actions were irresponsible and understands the implications it has on the wider community."