A Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper recently pulled over a 16-year-old driver for traveling 107mph in a designated 60mph zone, on northbound SR 167 near 15th Street NW in Auburn (map below).
Trooper Rick Johnson Tweeted that when asked why they were speeding, the driver stated they had just gotten the car back and was “testing it.”
This speed greatly exceeded the posted limit, posing a potential danger to both the driver and other road users.
Speeding is a serious traffic violation that can lead to accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. The Washington State Patrol actively enforces speed limits to ensure the safety of all motorists on the road, and encourages all drivers to obey traffic laws and prioritize safety on the roads.
No additional information has been released regarding any potential charges or consequences for the 16-year-old driver involved in this incident.