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VIDEO: Unlicensed 143mph biker gets jailed

Ten months behind bars and two year ban for biker caught on unroadworthy machine

AN UNLICENSED biker has been jailed after he tried to escape from Police in a 143mph chase, on a machine unfit for the road.

Earlier this week, Exeter Crown Court heard how Michael Robillard, 23, had no driving licence when he was eventually caught by Police on September 8th last year. The court was told that Robillard's Suzuki 600 had a loose seat, low engine oil and a loose rear mudguard. The bike had been converted for trackday use and not converted back to road trim.

Robillard is said to have undertook vehicles, exceeded 90mph down a slip road and crossed double white lines on a blind bend before coming off the bike in a layby.

Robillard of Daison Cottages, Lymington Road, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving without a licence or insurance and failing to stop.

He was jailed for 10 months and banned from driving for two years.
Passing sentence Recorder Martin Mekke QC told Robillard:

"You ignored other road users and the highway workers who could have been killed. If anyone coming the other way had pulled out there would probably have been a fatal accident. The video of the chase taken by a camera in the police car shows that vehicle doing 143mph and you pulling away from it. There is no alternative to an immediate custodial sentence."

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