Driver’s excuse was ‘snow’ use

The Yarra Ranges Highway Patrol intercept the driver.

 A speeding Don Valley driver allegedly told police he was rushing to a friend’s place to plan a snow trip.

Yarra Ranges Highway Patrol officers allegedly detected the vehicle travelling at 132kilometres an hour in a 60 zone on Don Road, Don Valley, about 9.15pm on Tuesday 10 July.

They intercepted the car and impounded it for 28 days.

The 42-year-old behind the wheel was unlicensed and allegedly tested positive to methamphetamine.

The Don Valley man is expected to be charged on summons with drug driving, speeding and unlicensed driving.