Bikers caught doing over 130mph on A75 near Gatehouse

Three motorcyclists visiting the area from Sheffield were stopped by police for driving at speeds over 130 mph last week.

As part of the force’s Operation Zenith, focusing on vulnerable road users, the bikers were caught by officers on the A75 near Gatehouse on Saturday and

As a result, a 36-year-old, a 42- year-old and a 46-year-old man will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Inspector Neil Hewitson of the Roads Policing Unit said: “These are ridiculous speeds on a public road and officers will be continue to patrol all our roads in the region to promote safe and responsible motorcycling as part of Operation Zenith.

“ In the run up this week to the North West 200 motorcycle event in Northern Ireland this weekend, our roads will become much busier with motorcycle traffic and officers will be out on patrol to ensure that those passing through are adhering to the laws of the road.”