A driver Saanich police say was impaired and travelling more than double the speed limit in a playground zone has been ticketed and handed a 90-day suspension.
A traffic officer at the 4400 block of Emily Carr Drive measured the driver’s vehicle travelling at 63 km/h shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday. The speed limit in the area is 30 km/h.
Investigation after the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was pulled over, revealed he was impaired by alcohol, police stated in a news release.
In addition to the ticket and suspension, the vehicle was impounded.