TWO P-plate drivers had their licences suspended and face hefty fines after they were allegedly caught speeding near Glen Innes.
A 17-year-old man was caught driving his car at 150km/h in a 100km/h zone on the New England Highway near the town about 4pm on Tuesday.
Police said the man was on his provisional one licence, which meant he was restricted to drive at no more than 90km/h.
He was issued with a $2154 fine for driving more than 45km/h over the speed limit and his licence was suspended on the spot.
Another p-plater driver was fined $799, with a licence suspension of three months, for driving at 130km/h in a 100km/h zone.
Police said the driver was also fined $232 for not displaying any p-plates.
In another incident a man will appear in court charged with driving while disqualified and driving under the influence of alcohol after a short police pursuit near Uralla at the weekend.
The 50-year-old allegedly didn’t stop for a breath test when travelling on Kingstown Rd at Uralla on Sunday afternoon.
Police followed the car and signalled for him to pull over for about 4km until they reached his driveway.
Police allege when speaking to the man, he admitted he knew he was being followed but wanted to get his car home.
Checks of the man’s licence revealed he was disqualified until 2013.
He will appear in court at a later date.