PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — The Prince William County Police Department is asking drivers to slow down after a man was stopped for driving over 100 mph in Manassas Friday.
A motor officer with the police department stopped a 43-year-old Gainesville man after he was seen driving 103 mph in a 55 mph zone along with Prince William Parkway nearby Sudley Manor Drive. The man was given a citation for driving recklessly over the speed of 85 mph.
The man was almost driving twice the posted speed limit with the vehicle being caught going 48 mph over, according to police.
No one was hurt due to the reckless driving, but police are warning drivers now to prevent such a situation from happening in the future.
"This speed is both reckless and dangerous, especially during the busy holiday travel season," the police department stated in a tweet.
Officers also repeated, in all capital letters, twice in the post, for drivers to 'slow down!' as they began and ended the their PSA message.
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