Summer Campaign Nets Close to 500 Speeders
Prince George, B.C. – They say speed kills but tell that to close to 500 motorists in the Prince George area.
Prince George RCMP Sgt. Matt LaBelle with Municipal Traffic Services says their summer speed campaign resulted in 489 speeding tickets over the past 60 days.
He says 20 of those offenders were travelling at an excessive speed of more than 40 kilometres per hour over the posted limit.
LaBelle says those drivers had their vehicle seized for a week and were issued a speeding ticket of at least $368.
Police targeted high-risk collision locations like Highway 16 and 97, Ferry Avenue and Highway 16, Highway 97 and Central Street at 15th Avenue, Carney Street at Massey Drive and Cowart Road and Vance Road at Highway 16.