A MOTORBIKE rider who was travelling at 134MPH on the M5 in Somerset is due to receive a ban for dangerous driving.

The biker was followed by Avon and Somerset Police officers for around seven minutes.

The rider was seen travelling too close to other vehicles and undertaking, actions which could have caused an accident. This could have caused harm to others and may have even proved fatal for the rider.

The police car had sirens and blue lights on to get the rider's attention.

A spokesperson from the Roads Policing and Road Safety Teams of Avon and Somerset Police said: "This rider was followed for around seven minutes on the motorway, travelling far too close to other vehicles and undertaking.

"Max speed recorded was 134MPH all the while the police car had blue lights and sirens on trying to get the riders attention. Dangerous driving - Ban incoming."