Six More Motorists Charged with Stunt Driving on Hwy 6 on July 6th

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: July 8, 2020

 

DRIVERS NOT GETTING THE MESSAGE!

 (NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On Monday, July 6, 2020 on Highway 6, north of Wiarton, in Northern Bruce Peninsula, Grey Bruce OPP charged six more motorists for stunt driving - 50km/h or more over the posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

 

20 year old, of East York, ON was travelling over 145 kilometres per hour (km/h) in a black car in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

47 year old, of Bradford-West Gwillimbury, ON was travelling over 145 km/h in a black sport utility vehicle (suv) in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

18 year old, of Caledon, ON was travelling over 135 km/h in a black suv in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

35 year old, of Hanover, ON was travelling over 135 km/h in a white suv in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

28 year old, of Oakville, ON was travelling over 160 km/h in a white suv, in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

19 year old, of Cobourg, ON was travelling over 140 km/h in an orange car, in a posted 80 km/h zone.

 

All of these drivers were issued a provincial summons to attend court, a 7 day drivers licence suspension and their vehicles were towed and impounded for 7 days.

  

The Grey-Bruce OPP want to remind motorists that speeding is one of the leading causes of deaths on our highways.

 

Slow Down and Drive Safe

 

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

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Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

 

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

 

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