Manning/Great Lakes Highway Patrol
Motorcyclist Clocked At 150km/h In 100km/h Zone – Nabiac
A motorcyclist has been arrested and charged after being clocked by Police travelling at 150kmh near Taree, on the State’s Mid-North Coast.
Manning/Great Lakes Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speed checks on the Pacific Highway at Nabiac just after 8pm yesterday (Tuesday 29 December), when they observed a red and white Yamaha motorcycle travelling at 150km/h in a 100kmh zone.
They pursued the motorcycle to Bullocky Way where they located it stopped by the side of the road.
Police spoke with the rider a 40-year-old man from Blackwoods in Victoria who allegedly confessed to them he had reached a top speed of 240km/h in the slippery conditions.
He was arrested and taken to Taree Police Station before being charged with drive vehicle recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous and exceed speed limit by more than 45km/h and conditionally bailed to appear in Taree Local Court on 19 January 2010.