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Speedy new driver

A 35-year-old Lumby man, still on his Novice Drivers license, was ticketed for multiple driving infractions over the weekend. 

On March 29 at about 1 p.m. the North Okanagan Traffic Services Unit conducted a check in the area of Otter Lake Cross Rd. and Hwy. 97A. 

A 1995 Dodge was stopped for doing 144 km/h in the 100 zone.

“When asked, the driver was unable to produce his license,” said Molendyk.

The driver was issued violation tickets for:

  • Speeding,
  • Failing to display N sign (Not displayed and not present in vehicle),
  • Driving contrary to restriction (no supervisor present 25+ with valid class 5),
  • And failing to produce his driver’s license.

“When the officer spoke to the two other men in the vehicle, one of them was subject to indefinite suspension notice under section 233(7) MVA, which the officer issued to him. The other passenger's license was invalid,” said Molendyk.

Molendyk says it appears that all three individuals worked at the same place.

“After this, all three could be without a driver license,” added Molendyk. 

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