An Australian man blamed 'the wind' for speeding

Unsurprisingly he didn't get away with it...

When it comes to getting pulled over by the police some people will try and sneak out of it with a dodgy excuse.

Whether it 'I'm late for work' or even 'I didn't see the sign', they always have an answer!

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Police officers must have a good laugh at the expense of all the drivers they've pulled over - sharing stories of the craziest excuses.

But an officer in Australia shared an excuse on twitter and it's gutsy - no it's, gusty.

A man going 10 mph over the 68 mph speed limit told the officer he was speeding because: "the wind was pushing me".

Which could make sense - it is harder to control smaller vehicles in strong winds - but the only issue is that this man was driving a Holden Rodeo pick up truck.

Unsurprisingly, the wind excuse didn't work and the driver was fined $150 (£90).

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