Don’t say you weren’t warned.
We’ve told you in the past about how serious Canada is about enforcing speed limits on its highways.
Apparently the owner of this 1966 Corvette restomod didn’t get the memo.
The driver zoomed past a police car on Highway 17 in Vancouver recently, doing 40.4 mph over the limit.
For his transgression, the driver received a $483 fine, but worse yet, his Corvette was impounded for seven days!
Delta Police called a tow truck after this Corvette recently passed a police car on Hwy 17. Radar confirmed the driver was going 65 km/hr over the limit. The Corvette was impounded for 7 days (along with its car cover) and the driver will now be paying a $483 fine. pic.twitter.com/6lm8EXeRYy— Delta Police (@deltapolice) October 4, 2018
Delta Police posted a photo of the customized Corvette on the back of a tow truck, and a tweet storm ensued, with many suggesting that the punishment wasn’t sufficient.
“The fine for that kind of excessive speed needs to be at least ten times what it is now,” tweeted one.
“$483 isn’t even pocket change for people who can afford luxury cars like this,” tweeted another.
Of course, helping to balance those harsh critics was this tweet:
“Speed Limits need to be higher :)”
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