Learner rider caught nearly three times over speed limit at Port Lincoln

A learner driver lost his licence for six months after he was detected travelling nearly three times the speed limit at Port Lincoln on Wednesday night.

Police were conducting speed detection duties on Wingard Terrace about 6.30pm on Wednesday 23 August when they detected a motorcycle travelling at 136 kilometres an hour in a 50km/h speed zone.

The rider, a 16-year-old Port Lincoln boy, was fined for exceeding the speed limit and breaching the conditions of his learners permit.

He was also issued with a six month instant loss of licence.