The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving on March 25 and was issued a seven-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Police impound two vehicles, ticket drivers for stunting in Saanich

Third driver's vehicle impounded for excessive speeding

  • Mar. 26, 2021 12:00 a.m.

Three motorists were stopped by police for driving dangerously in Saanich last week – two will be without wheels for a week and the other for 30 days.

At about 10 p.m. on March 25, officers came across a driver doing burnouts – spinning their tires while stationary. This resulted in a seven-day vehicle impound for stunting.

Just a few hours later, an officer came across a driver fish-tailing and pulled them over. The driver appeared to be impaired and a breath test showed they were under the influence of alcohol. The result was a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound.

The third vehicle impound occurred after a driver on a takeout food run stopped for excessive speeding – more than 40 km/h over the posted speed limit – in a 50 km/h zone.

A ticket for speeding excessively can be up to $483, three penalty points and a seven-day vehicle impound.

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