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Holyrood RCMP removes two aggressive drivers from TCH

Two vehicles were impounded for three days after police made a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday, May 25.
Two vehicles were impounded for three days after police made a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday, May 25. - Contributed
HOLYROOD, N.L. —

Holyrood RCMP charged a pair of drivers on the Trans-Canada Highway last weekend who were travelling well beyond the posted speed limit.

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Holyrood RCMP were conducting traffic enforcement on the Trans-Canada Highway near Foxtrap. Two vehicles were observed travelling at speeds more than 51 kms/hr above the posted speed limit.

Both vehicles were stopped by police and the drivers, a 19-year-old man from Portugal Cove-St Philips and a 38-year-old man from Clarke’s Beach, were charged under the Highway Traffic Act for speeds greater than 51 kms/hr above the posted speed limit.

Both men also received a seven-day suspension of their driver’s licence and their vehicles were impounded for three days.

Holyrood reminds the public of continued police efforts towards maintaining road safety.

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