POLICE observed three vehicles racing at "high speed" on a main road in Taunton at the weekend.

Officers stopped one vehicle on the A358 Toneway and have reported the driver.

The motorist behind the wheel of another vehicle will get "a nasty surprise" in the post.

Members of Avon and Somerset Police roads policing team in a Volvo stopped the racer.

A spokesperson on Twitter said: "That beige Volvo V90 which suddenly appeared behind you probably isn't one of your mates!

"Three vehicles observed racing at high speed A358 Toneway, Taunton.

"One vehicle stopped and driver reported, another has a nasty surprise in the post."