Man allegedly caught speeding at 150km/h with children in car
A man has been caught allegedly travelling at 150km/h in a 110km/h zone with two children in the car in Victoria.
Police allege he was driving at 40km/h over the speed limit on the Western Highway in Burrumbeet about 1am this morning.
Officers said he claimed he was "just travelling along with the traffic" in his Toyota Rav 4.
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"The 36-year-old man from Leabrook in South Australia was issued a penalty notice for $693 and will be disqualified from driving for six months," Victoria Police said in a statement.
Police said the patrols were part of a 24-hour blitz for road safety week.
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