Twillingate RCMP removes aggressive driver from road in Virgin Arm, N.L.; 109 kms/hr in residential 50 kms/hr speed zone

Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador – On October 9, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Twillingate RCMP were conducting patrols on Route 340, in Virgin Arm. An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the community and obtained radar readings as high as 109 kms/hr in the residential 50 kms/hr speed zone.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and charged the driver, a 32-year-old woman of Summerford, with speeding 51 kms/hr or more over the speed limit. Her licence was suspended for seven days and her vehicle was impounded for three days.

Twillingate RCMP impounds vehicle in Virgin Arm on October 9, 2019.
Twillingate RCMP impounds vehicle in Virgin Arm on October 9, 2019.

RCMP NL reminds the public that speeding anywhere, especially in a residential area, cuts down on the driver’s reaction time to a potential hazard on the roadway and increases the stopping distance of a motor vehicle.

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