Sicamous RCMP driver fined for driving 150 km/h in 60 km/h zone – Keremeos Review



Sicamous RCMP seized a second vehicle within a week after the driver issued a speeding ticket on September 3. (File photo)

Sicamous RCMP driver fined for driving 150 km/h in a 60 km/h zone

On September 1 and 3, RCMP SUVs for 7 days for exceeding double the posted limit




For the second time in a week, a driver’s vehicle has been impounded after being ticketed for going twice the posted speed limit in Sicamous.

RCMP Sergeant. Murray McNeil reports that a Sicamous officer observed an SUV traveling at extreme speed eastbound on Hwy 1 past the Hwy 97 intersection. This happened at 11pm on Saturday September 3rd.

Following the vehicle, the officer recorded its speed as 150 km/h within the posted 60 km/h zone, McNeil said.

The driver, a West Vancouver resident, was pulled over and issued a $483 speeding ticket. The driver’s SUV was towed and impounded for seven days following the violation.

On September 1, Sicamous RCMP seized an SUV traveling at 141 km/h at the same location. The driver also received a $483 ticket.

“This section of freeway is populated with businesses and intersections that access the freeway. The actions of the two drivers posed a serious risk to the safety of a motorist or pedestrian using the highway.


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