A teenager had his provisional licence suspended on the spot for six months at Nyngan on Saturday morning, after being clocked at almost 120 kilometres an hour in a residential street.
At about 11.50am on Saturday morning officers from Central North Highway Patrol detected a red Ford Falcon travelling at 118km/h in a signposted 50 zone on the Mitchell Highway.
The section of the road the driver was clocked on in residential with houses and shops along the roadway, and is within the township of Nyngan.
Police spoke to the 19-year-old driver, from Broken Hill, before issuing him with an infringement for exceed the speed limit by more than 45km/h and revoking his P1 provisional licence on the spot, suspending it for six months.
Police sent a reminder to drivers to be aware of their surroundings and the speed limit applicable to the section of road they're on, to reduce risk on the roads.
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