Police are warning drivers, including motorcyclists to watch their speed limits on country roads.
A motorcyclist has been caught travelling at nearly 160km/hr near Tamworth last week.
Tamworth Traffic and Highway Patrol were patrolling Werris Creek Road as a part of Operation Trance when they observed a motorcycle approaching them travelling at 158km/hr.
The rider was stopped and the 30-year-old from Tamworth had a Provisional P1 drivers licence restricting him to 90kms an hour.
He was issued with a penalty notice and his licence was suspended on the spot for six months.