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Teenager charged with driving offence at Memsie

By David Porter

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A 17-year-old woman has been caught driving at double the speed limit in an Aberdeenshire village.

Officers were carrying out routine speed checks on Wednesday when the driver was detected driving at 80mph with the 40mph limit around 10.40pm.

The teenager will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Local Road Policing sergeant, Scott Deans said: “We have listened to concerns raised by the local community in Memsie, and surrounding areas about speeding vehicles, as such, we carry out additional patrols to deter or detect those who do speed.

“Incidents like these show an utter disregarding for the safety of other road users and pedestrians.

"Road policing officers along with members of the local community policing teams, will continue to carry out both high visibility and un-marked patrols in these areas to promote road safety in the community.”

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