Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone

Almost $1,000 in fines, vehicle impounded for each motorist

Victoria police ticketed two drivers and impounded their vehicles Oct. 20, after both were caught going nearly triple the speed limit in a school zone.

The two drivers were caught going 90 km/h and 83 km/h in the 30 km/h school zone. The cost for each driver — including the ticket and high-risk driver premium — was $829.

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On top of the nearly $1,000-fee, both driver’s vehicles were impounded for seven days.

The Victoria Police Department is warning motorists that driving over the speed limit puts “our children at an incredible risk.”


 

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