A MOTORIST was caught speeding at 125mph on the M5 in Somerset earlier today (Thursday, November 4).

Police have taken to social media following the incident this morning to warn of the dangers associated with driving at such speeds.

The Avon and Somerset Police roads policing unit tweet says: "If you drive at these speeds, putting yourself and others in serious danger, then do not be surprised when you hear from us.

"We will not tolerate this behaviour."