A driver was ticketed on June 26 after police found a vehicle doing donuts at the Highway 1/Tappen Valley Road intersection. (File photo)

A driver was ticketed on June 26 after police found a vehicle doing donuts at the Highway 1/Tappen Valley Road intersection. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP ticket driver for doing ‘donuts’ on Highway 1

Driver given 12-hour suspension, vehicle impounded

A Shuswap driver was ticketed and given a driving suspension after police found a vehicle doing donuts on Highway 1.

Police located the vehicle at the Tappen Valley Road intersection at 1 a.m. on June 26. Staff Sgt. Scott West said the vehicle appeared to flee on Tappen Valley Road before being pulled over by police.

The driver, a 17-year-old male from the area, was issued tickets for stunting and driving without due care and attention.

According to police, the driver had allegedly been consuming alcohol and, as a result, was given a 12-hour driving suspension. The vehicle was also impounded for a period of time to be determined by the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles.

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