Orana police detect driver travelling at 101km/h on Fitzroy Street

The radar. Photo: NSW Police/ Facebook.
The radar. Photo: NSW Police/ Facebook.

A driver has been clocked doing more than 100km/h on a street in Dubbo on Saturday, leaving himself with a massive fine.

Police detected the 22-year-old man travelling at more than 45km/h over Fitzroy Street’s speed limit.

The driver was handed a $2384 fine and is now embarking on six months without his licence.

About 3.30pm on Saturday Orana Highway Patrol were in Fitzroy Street, conducting stationary speed enforcement, NSW Police’s traffic and highway patrol command reported.

It is a 50km/h signposted speed limit area.

Officers observed a Toyota utility travelling well above the speed limit.

A check detected the vehicle at 90km/h increasing to 101km/h.

A short time later the male driver being a Class C licence holder was stopped and issued an over 45km infringement of $2384 carrying 6 demerit points.

His licence was suspended for 6 months.

The vehicle was registered in a third party's name and therefore no further sanctions were imposed.