Burin Peninsula RCMP charge driver clocked at 178 km/h

August 22, 2019
Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Police radar captured reading of 178km/h

On August 21, 2019, Burin Peninsula RCMP responded to a complaint of a driver driving erratically between St. Lawrence and the Town of Marystown.

The vehicle was located travelling north on Route 210 near Red Harbour. Police captured radar readings of more than 80 km/h over the posted speed limit, including a reading of 178 km/h. Police conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, a 36-year-old man, was ticketed under the Highway Traffic Act for exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 80 km/h. His driver's licence was suspended and his vehicle was impounded.

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Burin Peninsula RCMP
709-279-3001

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