G2 driver going 124 km/h on Bronson Ave. one of three motorists charged with stunt driving Friday night
A G2 driver going 64 km/h over the speed limit on Bronson Avenue will be spending the long weekend without a vehicle after being stopped for stunt driving.
Ottawa police issued 28 charges as part of Project NoiseMaker Friday night, including three tickets for stunt driving.
Police say an officer observed the G2 driver going 124 km/h on Bronson Avenue near Brewer Park. The speed limit is 60 kilometres an hour on Bronson Avenue.
In Ottawa's south end, a driver was stopped going 138 km/h on Woodroffe Avenue at Grenville Crescent. The speed limit is 80 km/h.
The third stunt driving charge was issued to a 20-year-old driver observed by police going 160 km/h on Highway 417 at Maitland.
Project #NoiseMaker resulted in 28 charges last night.
Woodroffe/Grenfell-138km in an 80km/h
Bronson/Brewer- G2, 124km in a 60km/h
417 /Maitland- 20yr old 160km in a 100km/h
Another 10 for speeding, 8 for improper muffler and a few others. @OttawaPolice
The roadside penalty for stunt driving is now a seven-day licence suspension, and the vehicle is impounded for 14 days. The previous roadside vehicle impoundment was seven days.
Starting in September, Ottawa police say the roadside penalty for stunt driving increases to an automatic 30-day licence suspension.
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Dan McTeague of Canadians for Affordable Energy says gas prices will increase one cent on Thursday before increasing another five cents on Friday.
Ottawa police say the driver was observed going 101 kilometres an hour on King Edward Avenue.