RCMP Northern Traffic Services Cracking Down on Speeding and Aggressive Drivers

Brad Works
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Cpl. Darren Galley conducts surveillance on motorists driving near Exit 4 on South Albion Street as part of an earlier RCMP Northern Traffic Services enforcement initiative. File photo

AMHERST – Twenty-four motorist were charged in a four-hour period Tuesday, during a police crackdown on the Trans Canada Highway.

The RCMP’s Northern Traffic Services conducted several speed enforcement initiatives near Amherst, targeting aggressive and speeding drivers.

Among those charged, a 21 year-old female from Charlottetown, P.E.I., was clocked at 172 kms/h and has been charged with Stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act.  

Her vehicle has been impounded and will be held for a minimum of seven days. The driver has been immediately suspended from driving for a minimum period of one week. Upon conviction, the driver also faces a fine of more than $2,400.

Cpl. Darren Galley said speeding is a serious problem that causes an unacceptable amount of harm and suffering.  

Organizations: Trans Canada Highway, RCMP, Northern Traffic Services

Geographic location: AMHERST, RCMP Northern, Charlottetown

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  • Bob
    August 31, 2011 - 20:54

    Keep up the good work! Could you imagine what a car doing 172 would look like if it ran into the spilled log truck? People have to realize that SPEED KILLS!