RCMP find number of infractions in traffic enforcement in Stephenville area #nltraffic


RCMP Traffic Services West conducted traffic enforcement in the Stephenville area on April 29.


A number of tickets were issued and vehicles seized.


RCMP stopped a 38-year-old Stephenville man after he was observed operating an ATV on a roadway.


Police discovered that he had no insurance, no licence plate, was not wearing a helmet and had $7500 in outstanding fines.


He was issued a notice to appear in court in August to answer to the charges.


Later that same day, an older model SUV was stopped. The vehicle was uninsured. The driver, a 42-year-old Port au Port man, was issued a ticket for having no insurance and the vehicle was seized and impounded.


Six drivers were charged for speeding, one driver was charged for not wearing a seatbelt and a number of vehicles were issued tickets for other traffic violations. Seven drivers were issued notices for vehicle inspections as their vehicles were suspected to have modifications that were not within the provincial standards for street operation.


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