A car has been caught driving at 163 km/h in thick fog on a Waikato highway this morning.

Police have blasted the driver saying conditions were so poor that even driving at the legal 100 km/h speed limit was too fast.

The white sedan was clocked at 163 km/h on State Highway One along the Waikato expressway.

"With 100-200m visibility in the fog the LEGAL speed LIMIT is NOT OKAY this morning in the Waikato," posted the highway patrol.

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With 100-200m visibility in the fog even the LEGAL speed LIMIT is NOT OKAY this morning in the Waikato. Then there's...

Posted by Waikato Police on Wednesday, 17 August 2016

The male driver now faced a charge of dangerous driving and was stripped of his licence for 28 days.

Police said the car was not involved in a chase with the police allowing the car to come to him.

But police put out a stern warning not to copy this foolhardy example and to drive a lot safer than this man.

"Don't be this guy. Right now this guy wishes he wasn't this guy. #nomoredrivesies," police posted.