20-year-old Glanbrook Driver Caught Stunt Driving
A Glanbrook driver was caught last night during travelling twice the posted speed limit on White Church Road. His licence and vehicle were immediately seized for seven days. A finding of guilt in April will result in additional penalties from the court system.
On Sunday, March 8, 2020, shortly after 9:00 p.m., police were on proactive patrol on White Church Road East. While travelling westbound near Miles Road a blue Ford Escape SUV was observed operating at a speed faster than the posted speed limit.
Through investigation, police learned the vehicle was travelling at 135 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone. A traffic stop was conducted and police confirmed the driver was a 20-year-old Glanbrook man with a G2-class licence.
The driver is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, April 6, 2020, by way of court summons to answer to the charges.
• Glanbrook man, 20-years-of-age
• Stunt driving
• Speeding 135 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr
In accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, stunt driving violations result in an immediate seven-day driver’s licence suspension and vehicle impoundment for the same period.
If found guilty in court, the penalties for stunt driving could include a fine between $2000 - $10,000, up to six months in jail and a two-year licence suspension.
Hamilton Police have taken a zero-tolerance approach to stunt driving and are reminding drivers to exercise extra caution during times of inclement weather.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact police by calling 905-546-3886.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com