Motorcyclist Gets $1,103 ticket For Speeding In Oregon

(CBS Seattle) — A Medina man has a hefty fine to pay for a joy ride in Oregon, where he got caught going more than 70 mph over the posted speed limit.

According to KING 5, Oregon State Police pulled over the 61-year-old after clocking him at 130 mph.

The ticket for going 130 mph in a 55 mph zone is $1,103 — that’s the automatic fine for going more than 100 mph in Oregon.

The man told the trooper he’d just purchased the Ducati bike and wanted to see what it could do, KING 5 reported.

Oregon State Police say the man could also have his license suspended.

(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KING 5 News contributed to this report.)

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Seattle

DOWNLOAD IT NOW!
Watch Danny Bonaduce On DANNY TV

Listen Live