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Woman caught doing nearly 60km/h over the speed limit gives police a VERY bizarre excuse 

‘The speedo uses imperial measurement’: Woman caught doing nearly 60km/h over the speed limit gives police a VERY bizarre excuse

  • A Melbourne woman, 38, was caught travelling at 137km in the 80km zone 
  • She was stopped by police on Monday driving on Sydney Rd, Campbellfield
  • She told police her husband changed car’s speedometer from metric to imperial

A woman who was caught doing nearly 60km/h over the speed limit tried to give police a very unique excuse to get out of paying a fine. 

The Melbourne driver was stopped on Sydney Rd, Campbellfield, after police caught her grey Jeep Cherokee travelling at 137km in a 80km zone on Monday. 

The 38-year-old woman told police her husband had recently changed the car’s speedometer from metric to imperial.  

A woman, 38, was caught driving 137km in an 80km zone on Sydney Rd, Campbellfield (pictured) on Monday

She also told officers she thought she had been travelling at the right speed limit, reported Perth Now. 

However, the driver was charged $896.10 in towing costs and her Jeep Cherokee was impounded. 

She is also expected to be charged with speed-related offences.   

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk