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Speeding Driver Gives Police The Most Ridiculous Excuse

This is certainly a new one.

25/01/2017 8:58 PM AEDT | Updated 25/01/2017 8:58 PM AEDT

Don’t blame it on the sunshine, don’t blame it on the moonlight, don’t blame it on the good times ― blame it on the wind.

When police officers in Western Australia stopped a speeding Holden Rodeo pickup truck in Bootenal on Monday, the unidentified driver claimed to be exceeding the legal limit because “the wind was pushing me.”

Three Springs Police posted a photograph of the driver’s booking sheet on Twitter:

The motorist was fined $200 AUS (around $150 U.S.) for driving 10 mph over the 68 mph limit. 

Fellow tweeters were quick to poke fun at the bizarre explanation:

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