Hundreds of Albertans have seen their vehicles impounded for excessive speeding and impaired driving in B.C.
For 253 Alberta motorists, the strictest traffic laws in Canada turned a holiday trip to Super, Natural British Columbia into a headache trek to the nearest impound lot. That’s how many Alberta vehicles were seized between June and August by B.C. police, after drivers from this province ran afoul of the nation’s harshest speeding and impaired driving laws. As well as speeding, Albertans lost their rides for drinking: A blood-alcohol level over 0.05% can result in a three-day vehicle impoundment, though the legal intoxication limit remains at 0.08%. At least it’s an improvement over 2011 when 660 Alberta vehicles ended up impounded in...Continue reading