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Police see increase in speedy drivers on quieter streets during pandemic; Police see spike in speedsters during pandemic

May 30, 2020 - The Canadian Press

EDMONTON - Lyle Massie takes his bright-orange motorcycle out for a ride around the city once or twice a week.

The Edmontonian says he's noticed way more speeding on the roads since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March.

"One hundred per cent," he said in an interview. "In the early days of COVID-19, there was less traffic and a lot more speed."

Massie, who attended a police event Thursday to gauge his motorcycle's noise level, said he's seen drivers racing up and down boulevards ...