RCMP report: Speeders nabbed on Trans Canada Highway

A vehicle was stopped while traveling at a speed of 157 kilometres per hour in a 90 kilometre zone.

Hydro lines knocked over


Police responded to the Kicking Horse rest area on Highway 1 where a tractor trailer unit had pulled into the rest area and struck a light standard.

Police attended to find the unit had cut the corner striking the light pole which resulted in the hydro power lines coming to rest atop the unit.

BC Hydro responded as quickly as possible to make the lines safe.

RCMP said that there  were no injuries in the incident

IRP issued


A vehicle was stopped in Golden and the driver blew a warning. The driver lost his/her  license for three days as a result of the Immediate Roadside Prohibition.

A vehicle was stopped while traveling at a speed of 157 kilometres per hour in a 90 kilometre zone.

The incident happened on Highway 1, west of Golden. The vehicle was stopped and the driver, an Alberta resident, was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

Another vehicle traveling 137 kilometres per hour in a 90 kilometre zone also had their vehicle impounded for seven days.

Double trouble

Two vehicles were driving in a dangerous manner while travelling north on Kicking Horse Drive.

The vehicles passed each other on a double solid line and were speeding at the time.

Both vehicles were located by police.

Upon speaking with the drivers of both vehicles, Golden/Field RCMP located open liquor in one of the vehicles.

The drivers were issued violations tickets along with driving and liquor offences.

Both drivers were from Alberta.


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