Several tickets issued during weekend speed enforcement in west-central Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan RCMP have some notable tickets that have been issued over the last weekend in the Battlefords, Lloydminster and Meadow Lake area.

Six Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan officers took part in motorcycle enforcement from Thursday until Sunday, and say they issued 370 tickets in that timeframe, with of those tickets were issued to drivers who exceeded 60 km/h when passing emergency vehicles.

One ticket of note was given to a driver going 100 km/h faster than the legal limit in a 60km/h zone while leaving North Battleford. The speedster was also found to have open liquor in the vehicle. The total amount of fines issued was $1,948.

Another driver was given two speeding tickets in a matter of six minutes outside of Lashburn: one for going 133 km/h in a 110km/h zone, the other for going 93 km/h in a 60 km/h zone. The two tickets totaled $710.

There was also a tobacco seizure in North Battleford that resulted in a $1,400 ticket being issued.

RCMP reminds drivers that the speed limit in construction zones and when passing emergency vehicles on highways is 60 km/h.

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