About 12:30am on October, 2 a VW Jetta sedan was travelling north on the Hume Highway at Woomargama when its speed was checked on stationary radar at 182kmh.
While police were preparing to pursue this vehicle a Toyota Coralla sedan passed by and was checked 167kmh in a signposted 110kmh speed limited area.
Both vehicle were stopped near Holbrook with the drivers confirming both vehicles were travelling together to a funeral in Sydney.
Each driver has produced Victorian C P1 probationary driver's licenses with both licences subject to a passenger restrictions, to not to have more than one passenger at any time. At the time there were 3 passengers in each vehicle.
The drivers were charged with driving in a manner dangerous to the public, to appear before the Albury Local Court on 22nd October.
The driver of the Corolla was also issued infringement notices for not displaying P plates, and not complying with the passenger restriction condition of their licence. This included fines of $268 and $572 respectively.
As the driver of the Jetta was the owner, the vehicle was towed and impounded by police for a period of three months.
Both drivers had their driving privileges to drive in NSW suspended.