Railton Youth Charged With High Range Speeding

A Railton youth has had his vehicle clamped for 28 days and will appear before the Court after he was detected speeding more than 50km/h above the limit earlier this week.

Around 9pm Monday night, Latrobe Police detected a 17-year-old – who was the holder of a Novice P1 licence – travelling at 151km/h in a 100km/h zone on Railton Road.

The youth had his vehicle clamped for a period of 28 days and has been summonsed to appear at the Devonport Court at a later date.

Sergeant Jeremy Williams from Latrobe Police states, “Police would like to remind the community that we are committed to keeping our roads safe for all road users.”

“Dangerous driving, including high range speeding, will not be tolerated. If you witness dangerous or hooning vehicles, please report to police to enable us to investigate promptly to remove unsafe drivers from our roads.”

To report speeding or hooning vehicles, contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers Tasmania on 1800 333 000 or crimestopperstas.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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