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