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RCMP catch Pitt Meadows driver going 65 km over speed limit

Vehicle was heading southbound on Baynes Road and is now impounded for 7 days
Ridge Meadows RCMP caught a driver doing 115 km/hr going southbound on Baynes Road, just off of Ford Road in Pitt Meadows. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

A Pitt Meadows driver is now facing a full week without their vehicle after they were caught going more than double the speed limit in the rural part of the city.

Ridge Meadows RCMP reported that the vehicle was clocked going 115 km/hr on Baynes Road, in an area that has a posted speed limit of 50 km/hr.

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The police pulled over the southbound driver and issued them a violation ticket in addition to impounding the vehicle for seven days.

This is coming on the heels of the Ridge Meadows RCMP announcement that Pitt Meadows drivers were issued 40 per cent more violation tickets in 2022 than the year prior.

READ MORE: Pitt Meadows sees nearly 40 per cent jump in number of tickets handed out last year

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Brandon Tucker

About the Author: Brandon Tucker

I have been a journalist since 2013, with much of my career spent covering sports and entertainment stories in Alberta.
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