Moorabool Highway Patrol officers have detected a P-plate driver travelling along the Western Freeway at 56km/h over the speed limit.
Members detected a Kia Cerato sedan allegedly travelling at 166km/h in a 110km/h zone about 2.35pm on 14 January.
The car was intercepted on the Western Freeway at Bacchus Marsh and the driver said their reason for speeding “was getting home”.
The 19-year-old Melton South driver was on his P1 probationary licence.
His vehicle was impounded for one month and he is expected to be charged with speed dangerous and exceed speed limit