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Fines, impounded vehicles and open alcohol: Oak Bay road checks nab multiple drivers over the weekend

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Road checks conducted in Oak Bay over the weekend led to fines, vehicle impoundment and discovery of open alcohol in three separate incidents.

On August 12th, officers conducting a road check observed an open can of alcohol in a vehicle.

The 25 year-old male driver provided a breath sample that resulted in a 12 hour driving suspension. He was also issued a violation ticket for driving contrary to restrictions for alcohol.

On August 13th, an officer conducting speed enforcement on Cedar Hill X Road observed a vehicle driving 41 km/h over the speed limit. 

The 56-year-old female driver was issued a ticket for excessive speed with a fine amount of $368 and her vehicle was impounded for seven days. 

On August 14th, an officer caught another driver excessively speeding. 

An 18-year-old male driver was travelling 43 km/h over the speed limit and issued a ticket for excessive speed with a fine amount of $368. His vehicle was also impounded for seven days.

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