Unlicensed teen caught speeding

A TEENAGER who has never held a driver's licence was caught speeding and drink-driving on the Bruce Highway at Bauple this month.

Isaac Bond was clocked doing 115kmh in a 100kmh zone at 6.30am on August 1.

He admitted he had no licence and also admitted to drinking 12 cans of beer and three cans of rum and cola the previous night.

A breath test showed Bond had a blood alcohol concentration of .08.

He faced Maryborough Magistrates Court on three traffic charges.

The 18-year-old already had a history of traffic offences and said he had no form of income so could not pay a fine.

On a previous occasion he was fined for driving unlicensed and his dad paid the bill.

He told the court he dropped out of school earlier in the year and now lived with his mum at Urangan.

Magistrate Neil Lavaring fined Bond $1200 and suspended his licence for seven months.



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