A WOMAN caught speeding in rush hour while driving without a valid licence said she "just wanted to get out of the house".

On March 14 this year, around 4.40pm, cops using a hand-held speed camera caught Siobhan Kelly going above the limit on Great Western Road.

Glasgow Sheriff Court was told this week that Kelly was pulled over and police carried out checks on her.

They found the 37-year-old was disqualified from driving and so her insurance was also not valid.

She was taken to Clydebank police station where she was cautioned and charged. 

The depute fiscal told the court Kelly, from Netherton, had been doing 45mph on a 30mph stretch of road.

Her defence brief said it was not the first time she had been caught for driving offences.

The lawyer said: "She just wanted to get out of the house and get away."

He said she had disobeyed the order of the court not to drive and had no excuse for it.

He added: "This is not like someone who gets on an electric scooter or electric bike and claims they didn't understand those were included in the ban.

"She knew she should not drive and she has realised the best thing to do is get rid of the car."

Sheriff Patricia Pryce said: "I have read your [criminal justice social work report] and I appreciate you have difficulties."

The sheriff noted Kelly is already on a community payback order for another offence.

Kelly was sentenced to a further community payback order with 12 months' supervision and was tagged which will keep her at home between 8pm and 7am for 100 days.

Kelly must also pay a £140 fine and was disqualified from driving for 24 months.