Bathurst 1000: Police detect woman speeding on Great Western Highway

A FEMALE motorist has had her licence suspended after Bathurst Police detected her travelling at 54km/h over her allowable speed limit.

The 27-year-old driver from Sydney was detected travelling 144km/h in a 100km/h zone on the Great Western Highway at Raglan on Saturday morning.

When the silver Ford Territory was stopped by police at 11.15am, it was noticed that the vehicle was displaying red P-plates.

The driver, who was from Menai, produced a NSW P1 licence, which is restricted to 90km/h.

The woman was issued an infringement notice for P1 over 45km/h and her licence was suspended for six months and the plates fixed to her were confiscated for three months.

Vehicle was moved and secured to the BP service station Raglan before plates were confiscated.

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