A new driver has learned firsthand what happens when you’re caught going nearly 60 km/h over the posted speed limit.
Central Saanich Police say officers clocked the novice motorist going 88 km/h in the 6700-block of Lochside Drive — where the posted speed limit is just 30 km/h — on Feb. 10.
The motorist was issued a $489 fine for excessive speed and given five demerit points.
Police also impounded the vehicle for seven days.
CSPS File #21-437
On February 10, 2021, an N driver was stopped in the 6700 blk of Lochside Dr travelling 88 kph in 30 kph zone. The driver was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed in the amount of $489 and 5 demerit points. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days. #csaan pic.twitter.com/BuqOqU93jd
— cspoliceservice (@cspoliceservice) February 18, 2021
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