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Disqualified driver charged

Pacific Highway police speed blitz continues
Pacific Highway police speed blitz continues

A QUEENSLAND man who is disqualified from driving for life has been charged after he was allegedly caught speeding in northern NSW yesterday.

Shortly after 9pm last night, officers from Operation National Route 1 stopped a Toyota Camry on the Pacific Highway at Urunga, after it was allegedly detected travelling 102km/h in a 50km/h zone.

Police spoke to the driver, a 43-year-old man, before discovering he had been disqualified from driving for life in Queensland.

The man, now living in Belmont, Newcastle, was arrested before being charged with exceed speed limit by over 45km/h and drive whilst disqualified.

He will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on Wednesday June 13..

Operation National Route 1 was established in March this year to target driving offences on the Pacific Highway.

Anyone with information on dangerous driving should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

Topics:  arrest, police, speeding



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