Saskatoon Police Service is reminding people to slow down after catching a novice driver going 178 km/h near Hague.
In a Twitter post Saturday the traffic unit said officers fined the driver $1000 and impounded the vehicle for seven days.
The tweet went on to say “no one thinks they’ll get caught.”
Novice 1 driver stopped by Combined Traffic Unit at 178 km/h near Hague yesterday in a new Mercedes that ended up in the impound lot for 7-days. The fine on the ticket was an even $1,000. No one thinks they’ll get caught. #SlowDownYXE pic.twitter.com/LQQ1ENulWA
— SPS Traffic Unit (@SPSTraffic) September 1, 2018
The Labour Day long week is keeping police busy in Saskatoon with increased patrols in the downtown, Riversdale and Broadway areas and check stops.