Police officers from the Sûreté du Québec intercepted three motorists for excessive speeding on Highway 40 this weekend.
Sunday around 5 p.m., a driver was intercepted at 164 km / h in a 100 km / h zone on the A-40, near Batiscan. He was fined $ 1,234 and 14 demerit points.
The 18-year-old man from Trois-Rivières held a probationary driver’s license. His license was suspended for seven days and the vehicle was towed.
The day before, at almost the same place and at the same time, another 18-year-old motorist was pulled over as he was exceeding 200 km / h.
The Blainville driver was fined $ 1,834 and 24 demerit points were removed from his license, in addition to being suspended for seven days. The vehicle was also towed.
Finally, still on Saturday, a man was intercepted on the 40 at kilometer 169 in Louiseville during a radar operation. The latter was intercepted at 2.15 p.m. at a speed of 163 km / h.
The motorist, a 58-year-old man from Montreal, got away with a ticket of $ 1,234 and 14 demerit points. His driver’s license was suspended and his vehicle was towed.