POLICE have charged a learner driver allegedly caught travelling at more than 90km/h over the speed limit in the Riverina yesterday.
About 12.15pm on Wednesday, officers from Riverina Highway Patrol detected a Mazda RX8 allegedly travelling at 193km/h in a 100km/h zone, north along Goldfields Way near Temora.
Police stopped the vehicle and spoke with the 17-year-old male driver who presented a learner driver's licence.
A 57-year-old man was supervising the driver, and both were tested for drug and alcohol consumption.
Both individuals returned negative results for the roadside breath tests, but positive results for the drug tests.
The pair were arrested and taken to Temora Police Station, where the teenager was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive at a speed dangerous to the public and exceed speed limit by more than 45km/h.
His licence was suspended, and police continue to investigate the matter and are awaiting the results of the secondary drug tests.
He is due to appear before a Children's Court on Wednesday, September 30.