A DISQUALIFIED driver took the roads on Saturday it it claimed.

Police observed a blue Mercedes driving along Dundonald Road apparently speeding which prompted them to stop the car after checking it with a speed device.

The driver, a 30-year-old man was alleged to be currently disqualified.

Further checks revealed that the man also had no car insurance and had not updated his driving licence address, a police source said.

The man was arrested and conveyed to Ayr Station where he was released an undertaking to appear at Ayr sheriff court. His vehicle was uplifted.