DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Dawson Creek RCMP are reminding drivers to slow down following a speeding incident.

According to RCMP, the Traffic Services Unit, on Monday, stopped a driver going 180 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

Police say the result of this speeding incident was a $483 fine, a seven-day impound, and a three-point penalty on their driver’s license.

RCMP say speeding is not worth the risk and that everyone should drive according to the posted speed limit and road conditions to ensure the safety of everyone on the road.

According to ICBC, speeding is one of the leading factors for injuries and fatalities on provincial roads and highways every year.

Further information on penalties for speeding can be found on ICBC’s website.