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.

[email protected]
Like us on Facebook follow us on Twitter

and subscribe to our daily newsletter.

Sicamousspeed limits

About Derrick Hill

Check Also

Travelers turn to Bluetooth luggage trackers after ‘summer of lost luggage’ | Travel

A coin-sized piece of consumer electronics proved the surprise hit of the summer with travellers. …