Nfld. & Labrador

String of speeders ticketed in Corner Brook; 2 going 150 km/h

Patrol officers ticketed four speeders in Corner Brook on Monday night, two of whom were clocked going 150 km/h.

Posted speed limit on TCH in the area is 100 km/h

The RNC in Corner Brook stopped four drivers for speeding, between about 9 p.m. and midnight on Monday. (Ted Dillion/CBC)

Patrol officers ticketed four speeders in two and a half hours in Corner Brook on Monday night, two of whom were clocked going 150 km/h.

Police say they caught all of the vehicles speeding on the Trans-Canada Highway in an area where the posted limit is 100 km/h.

The first happened when the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary stopped a vehicle spotted going 150 km/h near Watson's Pond at 9:20 p.m.

The 37-year-old driver from Nova Scotia was charged under the Highway Traffic Act and ticketed.

An hour later, officers spotted another vehicle going 150 km/h, this one near the Riverside Drive exit of the TCH.

The 20-year-old driver from Corner Brook was similarly charged and ticketed.

Two other drivers were also stopped in that same area near the Riverside Drive exit of the TCH, going 130 and 132 km/h.

The first one was stopped around 10 p.m. A 40-year-old woman from Howley was charged with driving 21-30 kilometres over the speed limit.

An 18-year-old from Corner Brook was stopped around 11:40 p.m. and was charged with speeding 31-50 kilometres over the limit.

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