Cpl. Darren Galley conducts surveillance on motorists driving near Exit 4 on South Albion Street as part of an RCMP Northern Traffic Services enforcement of seat belt usage. Darrell Cole – Amherst Daily News
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.