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Speed limit change catches out drivers

Murchison road's speed limit change leads to police handing out plenty of fines.

ASHLEIGH WILLIAMSON June 27, 2014 3:04am

Police have caught 21 drivers speeding in the past month on a Murchison road that has had a speed limit reduction.

Murchison police Leading Senior Constable Ricky Keast said River Rd’s speed limit changed from 70km/h to 60km/h about two months ago.

Leading Sen Const Keast said he caught four drivers speeding on River Rd in one hour yesterday, including one person driving 90km/h at 6.20am.

He said he had fined 21 speeding drivers on River Rd since May 25 and wanted to remind people of the changed speed limit.

‘‘I’ve particularly detected motorists exceeding the speed limit between the footy ground (north of Murchison) and Meteorite St,’’ Leading Sen Const Keast said.

‘‘Speed restriction signs on River Rd have changed and police will be enforcing the new restriction.’’

Leading Sen Const Keast some speeders were caught going north out of Murchison.

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