Police charge man with stunt driving

BRANT COUNTY – OPP have charged a driver with stunt driving after police stopped a motor vehicle on Highway 24 in the County of Brant.

On January 10, 2021, at approximately 9:10 p.m. police observed a motor vehicle that appeared to be travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway #24 the vehicle recorded a reading on radar of 142 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone.

Police have charged a 20-year-old of the City of Brantford with stunt driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

Aggressive driving is one of the “Big Four” driving behaviours that contribute to road fatalities in Ontario and that the OPP targets as part of its Provincial Traffic Safety Program (PTSP), in their efforts to save lives.

OPP are reminding all motorists that the minimum fine for Stunt driving, if convicted is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension for 7 days.

The driver is to appear in Provincial Court, Brantford, Ontario at a later date to answer to the charge.

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