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Manitoba driver clipped by RCMP for nearly doubling the speed limit en route to haircut – Driving

The 24 year old driver’s race to meet his barber on time was cut short
It should never be anyone’s first choice to blow the speed limit, let alone on an icy road, but hair we are.
Earlier this week, a Manitoba RCMP officer clocked at 24-year-old driver whipping down a very icy Highway 9 at 135 km/h, 65 over the posted limit of 70 km/h. Double doubles may be good for your coffee order, but not for speed limits.
The male driver, who we’ll call Bob, smartly opted not to tell a bald-faced lie and admitted to police that he was late for a haircut.
Poor time management ended up costing Bob $1,573; $901 for speeding and $672 for careless driving. Tack on a serious offence notice for good measure and the trifecta of hare-brained decision making consequences is complete. Interestingly, no ticket was issued for the partially snow-covered rear license plate seen in the image — still, we hope he could still afford his haircut.
Thankfully, the older Ford F-150 he was driving didn’t cut anyone off and hopefully didn’t weave around other vehicles. Aside from his bank account, there were no injuries.
A thin excuse of being late for a haircut isn’t stylish, and doesn’t gel well with responsible driving.
If only poor-time-management-Bob knew a better short cut…
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