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Wood Buffalo Traffic Unit Halts Speeding Drivers

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
Wood Buffalo Traffic Unit Halts Speeding Drivers

The Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit had a busy Tuesday on the roads.

A 45-year-old Fort McMurray man was stopped for doing 140 kilometers in a 60 zone on Highway 686 – near Parson’s Creek overpass.

Meanwhile a 20-year-old Saskatchewan man was stopped for doing 165 in a 70 zone near 686 and Highway 63.

Because of their high speeds – both drivers received mandatory court summons and could face lengthy driving suspensions and fines up to 23 hundred dollars.

A 26-year-old man from Fort McMurray was also stopped for driving with a suspended licence.

It was the driver’s second offense and his vehicle has been seized by the province for 60 days.

The driver faces a minimum jail sentence of 14 days, an extended 6-month suspension and a fine of up to 10 thousand dollars.

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