A learner driver has felt the wrath of the law this morning after being detected by police travelling 45 km/h over the posted speed limit.
At approximately 1.45am today, police detected a black Holden utility travelling at 125 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the Brooker Highway, Glenorchy.
Police intercepted the vehicle and the driver was identified as a 17-year-old learner driver.
Police were concerned to discover that the unaccompanied learner driver was travelling with 4 peer passengers at the time of the offence.
Learner drivers must be accompanied by a fully licenced driver whilst driving.
The driver was issued with a 7 month license disqualification and fines totalling $1,204.