An expensive lesson on what the speed limits are within the city limits of Weyburn.
The Weyburn Police Service said a motorist was spotted going 42 kilometres an hour over the posted speed limit Saturday. A traffic stop was initiated, and the driver was given a ticket under the Traffic Safety Act for travelling more than 35 kilometres an hour over the posted speed limit.
The total cost of the ticket - $708.
The WPS responded to 72 calls for service in the week ending October 29th, with 17 charges laid as a result of the call. Nine of those charges, including the speeding ticket, were under the Traffic Safety Act. Another eight charges were laid under the Criminal Code.