Kelowna RCMP are reminding motorists that they are on the hunt for dangerous drivers now that spring driving conditions have arrived.
On Friday, officers tweeted a photo of a recent ticket handed out to an uninsured and unlicensed motorcyclist who was clocked going 207 km/h along Highway 97C between West Kelowna and Merritt.
The motorcyclist was issued a hefty $1,357 fine and police have impounded the vehicle for seven days.
Spring is in the air, roads are bare but motorists are reminded that #RCMP are patrolling for dangerous drivers. Officers impounded a motorcycle Thursday after its uninsured & unlicensed rider was caught going 207 km/hr on Hwy97C. The motorcyclist was fined $1,357 pic.twitter.com/Dr1LtrLnKJ— Kelowna RCMP (@KelownaRCMP) March 22, 2019
In November, the Minister of Transportation rolled back the speed limits along Highway 97C.
Merritt to Aspen Grove has been lowered to 100km/h and from Aspen Grove to Peachland to 110km/h.