Local Drivers Caught in Binbrook Area Speed Enforcement
Two drivers were nabbed in 30 minutes stunt driving on Regional Road 56 north of Binbrook. Their licence and vehicles were seized for seven days. A finding of guilt in December will result in additional penalties from the court system.
On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, shortly before 11:00 p.m., a Binbrook patrol officer was conducting speed enforcement on Regional Road 56 at Golf Club Road when he observed a silver Honda Pilot SUV travelling at a speed faster than the posted speed limit. Through investigation, police learned the vehicle was travelling at 128 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone. A traffic stop was conducted and police confirmed the driver was a 35-year-old Stoney Creek woman with a G class licence.
Shortly before 11:30 p.m., the same officer observed a Honda Accord sedan travelling southbound on RR56 at a speed faster than the posted speed limit. Through investigation, police learned the vehicle was travelling at 131 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone. A traffic stop was conducted and police confirmed the driver was a 29-year-old Binbrook man with a valid G-2 class licence.
Both drivers are scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, by way of court summons, to answer to the stunt driving and speeding charges.
- Stoney Creek woman, 35-years-of-age
- Stunt driving
- Speeding 128 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr
- Binbrook man, 29-years-of-age
- Stunt driving
- Speeding 131 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.
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to call 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