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Driver caught doing 161km/h near Lloydminster

Maidstone RCMP Detachment and the Enhanced Policing Unit have made several charges for traffic infractions.

Last week, from April 24 to the 30th, several vehicles were stopped for exceeding the speed limit. Some of which include:

 

  • April 26 – a car traveling 148 KM/hr on Highway 16 near Marshall, SK, was stopped. The driver, a youth, was charged with 1 count of Operate a vehicle at a speed greater than 35KM over the applicable speed limit section 199(2.1) Traffic Safety Act

 

  • April 27 – a truck traveling 161 km/hr on Highway 303 near Lloydminster was intercepted. The driver, an adult male from Lloydminster, was charged with 1 count of Exceed lawful posted speed limit by more than 50 Km/h section 199(2) Traffic Safety Act

 

  • April 28 – a truck was seen operating in a dangerous and careless manner on Highway 17 in the Rural Municipality of Britannia. The driver, a female from Onion Lake, was charged with 1 count of Drive a vehicle without reasonable consideration for others section 213(2) Traffic Safety Act.

 

  • April 29 – a car travelling 141 KM/hr on Highway 303 near Lloydminster, SK, was stopped. The driver, an adult male from Lloydminster, was charged with 1 count of Operate a vehicle at a speed greater than 35KM over the applicable speed limit section 199(2.1) Traffic Safety Act

 

  • April 30 – a truck travelling 132 KM/hr on Township Road 504 (4 mile Road) near Lloydminster, SK, was pulled over. The driver, an adult male from the Rural Municipality of Britannia, was charged with 1 count of Exceed lawful posted speed limit by more than 50 Km/h section 199(2) Traffic Safety Act.

 

Since the 1st of this year, there have been 85 Traffic Collisions reported to Maidstone RCMP, 342 Traffic-Related charges have been laid, and 8 of those were Criminal Code charges.

 

Police urge motorists to slow down and to drive in a safe and courteous manner.

“Also please remember to not stop or park on any highway or other high traffic roadway unless absolutely required as you or your vehicle may be struck by passing traffic. If you need to stop, please activate your four way signals and pull off on to an approach or side road where you are safer, says Constable Ryan Reid, of the Enhanced Policing Unit.

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