Motorist stopped going 74 km/h over the speed limit on Hwy. 401


Ontario Provincial Police say a 19-year-old "speeding into the Easter long weekend" won’t have their vehicle for the next week.

An officer spotted a vehicle travelling 174 kilometres an hour on Highway 401 in South Dundas on Thursday.

The speed limit is 100 km/h on Canada's busiest highway.

The driver is facing a charge of stunt driving, which includes a seven-day licence suspension, and the vehicle is impounded for a week.

#SDGOPP member caught this 19yr-old driver speeding into the Easter long weekend. The driver was travelling at 174km/hr on Highway 401 @SouthDundasLIVE. #slowdown to get to your destination safely. #7daysuspension #7dayimpound#drivesafe ^tc

— OPP East Region (@OPP_ER) April 1, 2021