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Twillingate NL RCMP seizes dirt bike and tickets driver

Twillingate RCMP said they pulled over a 44-year-old man driving this bike for speeding, not wearing a helmet and not having insurance. - COURTESY OF THE RCMP
Twillingate RCMP said they pulled over a 44-year-old man driving this bike for speeding, not wearing a helmet and not having insurance. - COURTESY OF THE RCMP - Courtesy RCMP
TWILLINGATE, N.L. —

A 44-year-old Summerford man had a dirt bike seized for allegedly speeding, not wearing a helmet and not having insurance.

Twillingate RCMP said at about 5 p.m. on April 5, members were on patrol in the Town of Summerford and saw a dirt bike driving on the road towards them at a high rate of speed. According to RCMP, the radar readings showed the dirt bike’s speed was more than 40 km/hr over the posted speed limit.

RCMP pulled over the man, who police say was not wearing a helmet and driving without insurance. Police seized and impounded the dirt bike for 30 days and the man was ticketed.

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