Roddickton RCMP removes man from road for excessive speeds on Route 432

September 12, 2019
Roddickton, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

On September 12, 2019, Roddickton RCMP were on patrol on Route 432 north of the Town of Main Brook conducting enforcement of the Highway Traffic Act.

At approximately 4:55 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and locked in a radar reading of 142 km/hr in an 80 km/hr speed zone, putting the vehicle at 62 km/hr over the posted limit. Police conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, a 18-year-old man from Englee, was ticketed under the Highway Traffic Act for exceeding the speed limit by more than 51kms/hr. Police seized and impounded the vehicle for three days and suspended his driver's license for seven days.

RCMP NL reminds drivers to obey the posted speed limit. Consequences for a first offence of excessive speeding include a fine of $520.00, on-the-spot three-day impoundment of a vehicle and a seven-day suspension of a person's driver's licence.

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Contact information

Roddickton RCMP
709-457-2468

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