BC Highway Patrol in Squamish issued tickets and impounded a van and several cars for speeding on Highway 99. Squamish RCMP said BC Highway Patrol issued several tickets and impounded vehicles for travelling 150 km/ hour in an 80 km/ hour zone on January 17.
On January 13, BC Highway Patrol was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 99 when officers saw a van travelling 109 km/hour in a 60 km/hour zone.
The van did not immediately stop when asked to and continued driving for some time before stopping. The van driver was issued a speeding ticket and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.
Squamish RCMP is reminding the public to remain within the posted speed limit. “This is a mountain highway and road conditions can change drastically with little notice. Maintaining the posted speed limit will reduce accidents and possible road closures.”