Speeding Canada Post Truck Nabbed By BC Police

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A Canada post truck similar to this one was impounded by BC police over allegations of excessive speeding. (Alamy) | Alamy

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - No longer will Canada Post be known as snail mail to police in West Vancouver, B.C.

The department says it impounded a postal van for seven days after catching the driver allegedly going 135 kilometres per hour in a 90 kilometre zone on Monday.

Police say the van was travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway when the driver was pulled over.

The contents of the van were transferred to a second postal truck before it was towed away.

A ticket for excessive speeding starts at $368 and rises to $483.

So far this year, West Vancouver police say they have impounded 302 vehicles for a variety of offences.

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