Police Oak Bay
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Oak Bay Police handed out nearly $800 in fines to a driver who was caught travelling 67 kilometres over the speed limit last week.

The incident occured on Tuesday, May 4th, at approximately 11:00 p.m., in the 2300 block of Cedar Hill Cross Road.

An Oak Bay police officer was conducting traffic enforcement when they heard the revving of an engine and observed a vehicle rapidly approaching.

The officer’s radar gun clocked the vehicle travelling at a speed of 117 km/hr in a posted 50km zone.

A traffic stop was conducted, and police records showed the driver was unlicensed.

The driver was issued a seven month driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

Additionally, the driver was isseued a ticket which included a $276 violation for no driver’s licence and a $483 fine for excessive speed.

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