Two Gatineau men were arrested early Friday morning after an RCMP officer spotted one of the them car surfing near Maisonneuve Boulevard and Papineau Street.

The police officer was in his car at about 1:30 a.m. when he saw the man on top of the vehicle as it passed him.

The officer intercepted the vehicle and Gatineau police were called to the scene.

Both the driver and the man on the car were fined $1,000 and received 12 demerit points.

Their driver's licences were suspended for seven days and the vehicle was seized for the same duration, police said.