50 speeding tickets issued in one day

Fifty motorists were issued fixed penalty notices for speeding, by Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch officers, during a speed exercise in the St. Joseph district on Friday 27th April, 2018.

The exercise, which took place between 3:15 pm and 6:15 pm, was spearheaded by ACP (Ag.) McDonald Jacob and supervised by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel, was conducted along the Southern Main Road, Valsayn.

The highest speed recorded for the duration of the exercise was 89kph, while the speed limit for that area is 50kph.

In a separate exercise, between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm, on the same day, five persons were arrested for traffic violations; three for driving under the influence, one for possession of a fraudulent certificate of insurance and the other for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

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