Young driver stopped in Meaford facing a number of charges

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On March 2 at around 9:30 am Grey Bruce OPP stopped a pick-up truck on Collingwood Street West in Meaford after spotting an expired validation sticker.

The driver failed to produce a proper Ontario driver's licence and valid insurance for the vehicle he was operating.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver of the truck, a 17 year old from Meaford, with the following offences,  

  • Class G1 licence holder - unaccompanied by qualified driver, section 340/94 5(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA) Regulations
  • Drive motor vehicle with no currently validated permit, section 7(1)(a) HTA
  • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance, section 2(1)(a) Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
  • The accused was issued 3 provincial offence summons and is scheduled to appear in court in Owen Sound.

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