Driver pulled over for travelling nearly twice the speed limit allegedly watching YouTube videos, police say

Police pulled over a driver allegedly travelling 121 km/h in a 70 km/h zone (Twitter: WRPS Traffic Unit)

A driver is facing a slew of charges after being stopped for speeding while watching YouTube videos at the wheel, police say.

Monday afternoon, Waterloo regional police say they stopped a driver going 121 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone on New Dundee Road in Kitchener while allegedly watching YouTube videos and driving.

The driver is facing eight charges, including speeding, stunt and careless driving, and driving without insurance, according to a tweet from Waterloo regional police’s traffic unit.

Driver stopped for allegedly watching YouTube videos while speeding 121 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone without insurance on New Dunee Road in Kitchener. Dl susp and veh impounded both for 7 days. 8 charges laid including stunt, speeding, careless, and no insurance. @WRPSToday

— WRPS Traffic Unit (@WRPS_Traffic) May 3, 2021

Police say the driver’s licence has been suspended and vehicle impounded, both for seven days.