DC Highway Patrol stops impaired driver for excessive speed
BC Highway Patrol Dawson Creek recently stopped an impaired driver for excessive speed.
It happened Sunday on Highway 97 between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd. The driver was travelling 159km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone. The driver then failed a roadside breath test.
The driver was given $368 ticket and his car was impounded for 30 days. He was also given a 90-day driving prohibition.
Police reminding the public that 65 people a year are killed in accidents involving impaired drivers. They stressed the importance of finding another way to your destination if you are impaired.