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Pair of siblings snared in Burnaby speed trap

Cornelia Naylor / Burnaby Now

July 26, 2017 11:57 AM

Speed Watch SCSpeedwatchA pair of brothers got a lesson in slowing down – and communication – at a Burnaby RCMP speed trap this month.

Traffic services was conducting speed enforcement on Southridge Drive by Byrnepark Drive on July 11 at about 2 p.m., according to police, when they clocked a 2017 Hyundai speeding through the 50 km/h zone at 113 clicks.

Officers pulled over the 24-year-old driver, issued him a $368 fine for excessive speeding and told him his vehicle would be impounded for seven days.

With no way to get home, he called his younger brother to pick him up.

A short time later, a 2017 Audi came flying down the hill at 138 km/h, according to police.

The 18-year-old new driver was promptly pulled over, issued the same $368 fine and relieved of his ride for seven days as well.

“It was the brother who was coming to pick up his other brother,” Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Daniela Panesar told the NOW.

The pair left in a cab, she said.

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