Clarenville RCMP conducted traffic enforcement during the evening hours of Friday, March 11, 2022, on the Trans-Canada Highway and ticketed four drivers with speeds between 129-136 km/h.
The first ticket was issued shortly after 8:30 p.m. The driver of a silver Chevrolet car was traveling 130 km/h. The next was issued at approximately 9:15 p.m. when the driver of a Chevrolet truck was caught speeding, traveling 134 km/h. Following that, shortly after 11:00 p.m., the driver of a Honda Civic was observed traveling 129 km/h. The fourth driver, who held a suspended driver's licence, was driving a vehicle towing an unregistered ATV trailer. He was traveling 136 km/hr at approximately 11:30 p.m. Tickets were issued for those offences.
RCMP NL warns the motoring public that speeding puts motorists at an increased risk, especially at night when visibility is greatly reduced.