Excessive speed on the Mallee Highway

May 7, 2024 7:18 am in by

Ouyen Police have nabbed a couple of excessive speeders recently.  

Both of these radar readings were taken on the Mallee Highway, one was 157kmh in a 100 kmh zone by a 42 year old driver, the second was a 25 year old P plater doing 150kmh in a 100 kmh zone.

Both drivers were given a $962 fine and loss of licence for 12 months.

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Local police are reminding drivers that regional drivers represent over half of road deaths this year and driving too fast has been a major contributing factor in many of these deaths.