Vehicle clocked at 182 km/hr, Pickering driver faces charges

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Published August 10, 2023 at 8:05 am

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A Pickering driver faces stunt driving charges after a vehicle was clocked travelling well over the speed limit.

The vehicle was stopped on Highway 407 at Yonge Street travelling 182 km/hr, OPP said in a tweet yesterday (Aug. 9).

A 31-year-old driver from Pickering faces stunt driving charges, police said. The driver’s licence was suspended for 30 days and the vehicle was impounded for 14 days.

The penalties for stunt driving include the possibility of arrest and a mandatory court date with a minimum fine of $2,000 to $10,000. In addition, drivers can lose their licence for 30 days, and their vehicle can be impounded for 14 days, regardless of who the registered owner is.

Upon conviction, drivers face further penalties, including a one to three year driver’s licence suspension, six demerit points, mandatory driver improvement courses, and up to six months in jail.

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