COVID-19 is no excuse for excessive speeding, RCMP said.
A tweet issued by the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP on March 20 reminded residents that speeding is still unacceptable amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The tweet was sparked after officers stopped an individual for travelling 50 kilometres over the speed limit through a community.
“Let’s be safe out there!” the tweet reads. “Our hospitals are already busy enough.”
COVID-19 is not an excuse to travel 50km / hr over the posted speed limit through a community! Let's be safe out there! Our hospitals are already busy enough! #ticketissued #carimpounded #keepingourcommunitysafe pic.twitter.com/5xnqayAkGs
— Vernon North Okanagan RCMP (@VernonNOkRCMP) March 20, 2020
RCMP has been contacted for more information.