Motorcycle hoons clocked at 150km/h

Two young motorcycle riders have had their wheels impounded after being caught speeding on Hobart's Southern Outlet.

Early this morning, police were conducting vehicle checks when two motorcycles were observed travelling towards Kingston at high speed - travelling at 150km/h. 

Both motorcycles were immediately intercepted. The riders of the motorcycles, both men, were a 21-year-old learner licence holder and an 18-year-old provisional rider. 

Both riders were limited to a maximum speed limit of 80km/h. 

The motorcycles were seized on the spot by police for a minimum period of 28 days and the riders will be summonsed to appear in court.

Police remind motorists that traffic enforcement activities are routinely carried out across the state and at any time of the day. 

Dangerous driving behaviour can be reported at any time to police on 13 1444.