Driver charged twice in one day after speeding

Driver charged twice in one day.
Driver charged twice in one day.

A driver has been stopped twice in one day by police for speeding and driving without a licence.

A 33-year-old man was charged twice in one day over alleged vehicle offences after he was arrested at Mittagong and then at Jerrawa 150km away.

About 9.30am on Monday 8 January 2018, officers from The Hume Traffic and Highway Patrol Command detected and stopped a Victorian-registered black Ford Falcon sedan allegedly travelling at 130km/h in a signposted 110km/h zone on the Hume Highway.

Further checks revealed the driver, a 33-year-old man had an outstanding warrant and was allegedly unlicensed.

He was arrested and taken to Bowral Police Station and charged with drive unlicensed and speeding and had the warrant executed on Monday at Moss Vale Local Court.

The man was convicted by the court of driving while disqualified from holding a licence and was disqualified by the court for a period of 12 months commencing Monday, January 8 2018.

Police will allege after leaving court, the man walked back to his vehicle on the Hume Highway and drove south.

About 3.20pm, officers from The Hume Traffic and Highway Patrol Command allegedly detected the Ford Falcon driving south on the highway near the Windellama Bridge overpass.

A pursuit was commenced when the driver failed to stop for police. The Ford accelerated and was allegedly detected travelling up to 190km/h in a signposted 110km/h zone.


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