Hwy. 401 driver nabbed for speeding with newborn in unbuckled car seat

Ontario Provincial Police vehicle.

A driver stopped for speeding on Highway 401 was ticketed Thursday after an officer discovered a newborn baby was not buckled into a car seat properly.

An Ontario Provincial Police officer stopped the vehicle going 142 km/h in Augusta Township.

Police say the officer also found a newborn not buckled in the car seat.

The driver received tickets for speeding and the seatbelt violation.

"Always secure children in a proper car seat and according to weight/height," police said.

#CRSW2022 enforcement by #GrenvilleOPP today on #Hwy401 in #AugustaTwp.
Vehicle was stopped for speeding 142km/h - officer also found a newborn not buckled in the car seat.
Driver was charged for both.
ALWAYS secure children in a proper car seat & according to weight/height. ^dh pic.twitter.com/Gt3i1uPi68

— OPP East Region (@OPP_ER) May 19, 2022