On June 4th, 2018, at 12:30 a.m. a OPP officer was conducting Radar enforcement on Mosley St. near 45th St. and observed a westbound vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit of 50 km/hr. The Radar registered a speed in excess of 118 km/hr.
As a result, a 17 year old male from Brampton, Ontario has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Stunt – Community Safety Zone.
He will appear in court on July 17, 2018 to answer to the charge.
His driver’s licence has been suspended and his vehicle is impounded for a period of seven days.
Huronia West OPP would like to remind drivers that stunt driving or racing is one of the most serious and reckless forms of aggressive driving and it puts everyone on the road at serious risk of injury or death.
The penalties for driving 50 km/hr or more over the speed limit are as follows:
• Immediate 7-day licence suspension and 7-day vehicle impoundment
•Upon conviction, $2000 to $10,000 fine, 6 demerit points, up to 6 months jail, up to 2 years licence suspension for a first conviction
•Driver’s licence suspension of up to 10 years for a second conviction within 10 years.