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Comox Valley driver nabbed twice in six months for excessive speeding

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That’s going to cost them!

A Comox Valley driver is going to face hefty penalties after being nabbed for excessive speeding for the second time in six months.

On November 22nd, 2023, at 3:49 p.m., a Comox Valley Municipal Traffic member was on Headquarters Road when he observed a vehicle traveling at 112 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone.

The driver’s car, a Mini Cooper, was impounded for 7 days, and the driver was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed.

Fast forward six months, on March 13th, at 1 p.m., the same officer was on Veteran’s Memorial Parkway when he observed a vehicle traveling at 106 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone.

Comox Valley RCMP said the officer recognized the driver from their previous interaction in November. This time, he was in a Pontiac Firebird and was impounded for 7 days.

He was also issued a violation ticket for excessive speed.

In BC, police can impound your vehicle for excessive speeding. They will impound it for seven days for a first offense, 30 days for a second offense within two years and 60 days for any subsequent offense within two years.

The driver is also responsible for paying all towing and storage costs.

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