Driver clocked at 148mph on Ayrshire road

A motorist has been caught driving at 148mph on the A78 in Ayrshire.

Police Scotland said a 36-year-old man had been reported to the procurator fiscal and is likely to face an automatic ban.

Road Policing Scotland tweeted at 7:56 pm on Saturday: “#AyrshireRP conducted a speed check on the #A78 today. This driver almost flew past them at 148mph.”

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The tweet included a picture showing the speed recorded on the police speed detector.

And it added: “Nice weather doesn’t mean you can drive at these ridiculous speeds. You never know where our next speed check will be.”

The police detector shows the motorist driving at 148mph

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