Granny in a hurry had no licence and was in unregistered car

A REPEAT traffic offender has pleaded guilty in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court to speeding in an unregistered, uninsured car when she was unlicensed.

Kelly Lee Adams committed the offences on April 30 in Torquay, as she drove to pick up her grandson from day care about 3.50pm.

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Jeanette Grigoris said Adams was clocked going 64kmh in a 50 zone and when she was intercepted by the police they found Adams had never held a driver's licence.

Snr Const Grigoris said Adams had a number of previous offences of unlicensed driving, with the most recent occurring in February this year.

Adams said she drove because the day care centre had called repeatedly for someone to pick up her grandson.

Magistrate Graeme Tatnell said Adams should have known better than to get behind the wheel.

"You know you can't drive," Mr Tatnell told her.

Adams was fined $1500 and disqualified for six months.



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