Hunter Valley Highway Patrol officers have suspended the licence of a provisional driver who was captured speeding by more than 40 kilometres per hour.
Just before 6pm on Saturday night, police detected a Ford Mustang travelling at 142km/h on the Hunter Expressway at Allandale.
When they stopped the vehicle, the driver produced a P2 provisional drivers licence. Officers also noticed there were no P plates on the front of rear of the car.
The 21-year-old driver had their licence suspended for three months and issued three penalty notices for speeding, driving a high performance vehicle on a P2 licence and not displaying P plates.
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