A man will face court after being caught driving more than 140km/h above the legal speed limit.
Bridgewater police detected the white BMW M2 travelling 222km/h on the Bowen Bridge at Risdon in the state's South about 1am Friday.
The legal limit for the area is 80km/h.
The driver, a 27-year-old Hobart man, was arrested at the scene and charged with speeding.
He is due to appear in Hobart Magistrates Court at a later date.
The car was confiscated and towed from the scene.
Sergeant Robert Bessell said the incident was of great concern for police.
"The result of this vehicle crashing at this speed would have fatal consequences and the driver put his life, the life of his passenger and other road users at extreme risk," Sergeant Bessell said.
"Tasmania Police urge all motorists to consider their actions and travel within the posted speed limits to keep all road users safe. Road Safety is everyone's responsibility."
Dangerous driving can be reported to Tasmania Police on 131 444 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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