Langley RCMP impound a pair of vehicles whose time is more than twice the speed limit – B.C.

RCMP in Langley, British Columbia, said they seized two vehicles on Sunday evening after clocking them at more than twice the speed limit.

Police said the vehicles, a pickup truck and a sedan, were both being driven by people with « new driver » licenses when they were stopped around 7 p.m. in the 7600 block of 200th Street.

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The vehicles were recorded traveling at 156 km/h, in an area where the posted speed limit is 70 km/h, according to police.

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“Langley RCMP Traffic Services would like to highlight the significant risk these incidents pose to the general public. Keeping our roads and our community safe continues to be a priority,” the RCMP said in a news release Tuesday.

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“This high-risk driving behavior will not be tolerated on our streets and highways. Our enforcement efforts will continue to target this conduct in our community.

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Both vehicles were impounded for seven days and each driver received a $483 speeding ticket.

Drivers will also be responsible for the towing and storage costs of their vehicles. Each driver will also face three driver penalty points and an additional $392 driver hazard premium when they renew their insurance.

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