‘Speeding’ driver ‘pushed by wind’ in Geraldton

Geraldton Guardian
The speeder’s ticket.
Camera IconThe speeder’s ticket. Credit: Twitter/WA Police

We know it gets windy in Geraldton, but police weren’t buying this motorist’s excuse for allegedly speeding.

The sheepish motorist allegedly travelled 127km/h in a 110 km zone on Edward Road, Bootenal, about 1.30pm today.

His response to police: “The wind was pushing me.”

Three Springs police, who intercepted the man, tweeted this in response: “And excuse of the day goes to ...”

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The driver was fined $200 and given two demerit points.

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