A speedy start to the day landed a car in the impound yard, plus some points and fines for the driver Tuesday, Jan. 26.
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP caught the driver travelling more than two times the 50 kilometre/hour speed limit on 27th Street/Highway 97 near the Village Green Shopping Centre.
“113km/hr in a 50km/hr zone is completely unacceptable, even at 5 in the morning,” the RCMP said. “At that speed, you are a risk to yourself and others. Perhaps being stopped by the police isn’t the worst thing that could happen.”
The driver was issued a $483 ticket, had their car impounded for seven days and gained three penalty points on their licence.