Holy­rood RCMP tow ve­hi­cle af­ter clock­ing speed at over 160 km/hr

The Compass - - News - ed­i­tor@cb­n­com­pass.ca

Holy­rood RCMP towed a ve­hi­cle Thurs­day morn­ing, Aug. 30, af­ter its driver was al­legedly caught speed­ing well past the le­gal limit on the Trans Canada High­way.

Ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease, the 24-year-old driver was stopped near But­ter Pot Pro­vin­cial Park for al­legedly trav­el­ling at a speed in ex­cess of 160 kilo­me­tres per hour. The speed limit on the high­way was 100.

The woman’s ve­hi­cle was towed and her li­cense was seized and sus­pended for seven days. She faces a charge un­der the High­way Traf­fic Act.

Holy­rood RCMP said in the news re­lease it will keep an eye on traf­fic through­out the Labour Day Week­end. Those who fail to slow down and use cau­tion can ex­pect to face heavy fines, ve­hi­cle seizures and li­cense sus­pen­sions.

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