Motorbike seized and licence suspended after L plater caught speeding


A 19-year-old man has had his motorbike seized by police and his licence suspended for 90 days after being caught travelling at 174km/h on the Majura Parkway on Wednesday. 

He was one of 20 people issued with traffic infringement notices by ACT Road Policing officers on the day (Wednesday, 15 May 2024). 

About 6.50am on Wednesday morning, police observed a motorbike travelling at excessive speeds in the northbound lanes of the Majura Parkway.  

The rider was pulled over, his motorbike was seized and he was served with a court attendance notice to face charges of dangerous driving, high range speeding, not display L plate and learner riding a motorcycle greater than 150 kilowatt/tonne power to weight ratio. 

That same day, a blue Mazda CX5 was detected travelling at 142km/h in a 100km/h zone, also on the Majura Parkway. 

The 46-year-old driver allegedly provided an explanation for his speeding that he was ‘travelling to Fyshwick to collect a vehicle part’ to the officer after he was pulled over. 

He was issued with a $700 traffic infringement notice and incurred four demerit points. 



POLICE MEDIA — (02) 5126 9070,  

Quick Exit