Speeding driver loses licence on the spot

A P-plate driver has lost his licence on the spot after being detected 60km/h over the limit during Operation Tortoise. 

Police allege the 20-year-old man with a P2 licence was detected travelling at 160km/h in a 100km/h zone on the Castlereagh Highway at Round Swamp about 4.15pm on Sunday, April 16.

He had his licence suspended on the spot and was issued an infringement for speeding by more than 45km/h.