Driving at twice the speed limit in Kildare was only the start of it for this driver

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Driving at twice the speed limit in Kildare was only the start of it for this driver

A photo from the scene

This motorist was detected driving at 200% the prevailing speed limit.

Clane Gardaí were conducting a checkpoint in Prosperous on Tuesday evening when they stopped this vehicle travelling at 108kph in a 50kph zone.

The driver was an unaccompanied Learner.

The motorist also tested positive for cannabis.

The driver was arrested at the scene and court proceedings will follow in coming weeks.