DELTA (NEWS 1130) – Officers in Delta caught a series of lead-footed drivers at the bottom of the hill on 72nd Avenue Thursday, handing out dozens of tickets.
According to Delta Police, about 50 citations were issued, some of them for excessive speeding.
Today we headed to the bottom of 72nd Ave to deal with speeding vehicles down the hill. Approx. 50 violation tickets were served, including several excessive speed. One driver who was speeding excessively requested that we hurry, as she was on her way to take her driver’s test. pic.twitter.com/fjoaDYxRT9
— Delta Police Traffic Unit (@DPDTraffic) January 21, 2021
The department says one driver who was caught speeding “asked that we hurry” with issuing the ticket, “as she was on her way to take her driver’s test.”
The section at the bottom of 72nd Avenue toward Highway 91 is notorious for speeding and is often an area police target for enforcement.