NEWS
02/27/2017 15:17 EST | Updated 02/28/2018 00:12 EST

2 Albertans get hefty fines, lengthy licence suspensions for speeding

BOYLE, Alta. — Two Albertans are out thousands of dollars and can't drive for months after being caught speeding northeast of Edmonton.

RCMP say a 20-year-old man from Bonnyville was fined $2,300 and was suspended from driving for 60 days for going 202 kilometres per hour in a 100 km/h zone on Highway 831 south of Boyle.

It happened on May 17, 2016, when a Camaro was seen passing other vehicles at a high rate of speed.

The other involved a 31-year-old man from Calgary who was convicted of going 181 km/h on Highway 63 near Boyle on March 28, 2016.

He was fined $1,750 fine and had his licence suspended for 50 days.

The penalties for speeding more than 50 km/h over the speed limit are a maximum fine of $2,300 and a driver's licence suspension of up to 90 days.