Learner Motorcycle Rider Clocked at 220km/h on Coffs Coast

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9 December 2018

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A learner motorcycle rider has been charged after he was caught speeding at more than 110km/h over the legal limit on the Coffs Coast.

About 9:30pm on Saturday night, police from the NSW Traffic and Highway Patrol detected a motorcycle travelling at an excessive speed along the Pacific Highway at Raleigh.

It’s alleged the Kawasaki was travelling at speeds of up to 220km/h in a sign-posted 110km/h zone.

Officers stopped the motorcycle and spoke with the 18 year old male rider.

As a learner, the man’s learner licence restricts him to a maximum speed of 90km/h.

The Valla Beach man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for riding at a speed dangerous, and excess speed limit over 45km/h.

He is due to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on 6 February 2019.

The man’s licence was suspended.

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