‘Madness’ says PSNI after young driver caught speeding at 125 mph

A startling post on Police Mid Ulster Facebook page blasts a young driver for ‘madness’ after being caught travelling at 125 mph.

By Gemma Murray
Thursday, 10th March 2022, 2:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th March 2022, 4:41 pm

The post simply says: “Moneymore Carriageway

“5.10pm

“Pouring rain

PSNI Facebook image

“Driver 19yrs old

“125mph

“Madness”.

Speed limits in Northern Ireland on dual-carriageways can be up to 70 mph.

In a statement a PSNI spokesman said: “Police on mobile patrol observed a driver travelling at 125mph on the Moneymore carriageway, a 60mph limit, on Wednesday, 9th March evening.

“The driver was stopped and cautioned for excess speed and dangerous driving.

“Inspector Hughes said: “Removing excess speed from the road safety equation should be the easiest thing that every road user can do.

“Road safety is and will continue to be a key priority for the road safety partnership and police and our aim is to prevent people from being seriously injured or killed.”

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