Police are reminding road users to respect speed limits, especially in the winter when conditions are hazardous and less-than-ideal.
The reminder comes after the Burnaby RCMP impounded a driver who was caught going double the speed limit and as a result, will lose his vehicle for seven days.
Police tweeted that the driver “was caught dong 105 km/h in a 50 km/h zone entering a residential area.”
As winter sets in and road conditions become more hazardous it is important to respect speed limits, this driver was caught doing 105 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone entering a residential area, for his error the driver got a $368 VT and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days #RoadSafety pic.twitter.com/ZIqieDcik4
— Burnaby RCMP (@BurnabyRCMP) December 4, 2019
The RCMP did not mention where or at what time of day the driver was caught, however, he was given a $368 ticket and had his vehicle impounded for a week.
According to ICBC, police can issue a fine ranging from $368 to $483 for excessive speeding. The infraction also carries three points towards a person’s Driver Risk Premium (DRP).
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