Westshore Speeding
(West Shore RCMP)

A young driver’s excitement of receiving their licence was short-lived after they were caught doing 72 km/hr over the speed limit in the West Shore area Thursday night.

In a tweet posted by the West Shore RCMP, a driver was pulled over on Metchosin Road after being caught going 122 km/hr in a 50 zone.

The driver told the officer they were celebrating receiving their licence that very day.

The driver’s vehicle was impounded for 7 days and was issued a ticket for excessive speeding.

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