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Driver clocked at 160 km/h in a 60 km/h zone near new roundabout

The 29-year-old faces multiple charges as a result
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PENETANGUISHENE – A 29-year-old Midland man is learning about the recently increased drivers licence suspension and vehicle impoundment costs along with licence reinstatement fees costs of the MOMS Act legislation after being clocked at 160 km/hr in an 60 km/hr zone. The vehicle was north bound from the new roundabout on Simcoe County Road 93 when it was observed and stopped as it entered the Town of Penetanguishene without incident.

The officer after conducting a roadside investigation into the driver and vehicle's particulars had the involved vehicle impounded for 14 days and the drivers licence suspended for 30 days as per the Ministry of Transportation (ADLS) guidelines. The driver also faces the following related offences.

  • Race a motor vehicle - Excessive Speed
  • Race a motor vehicle-Stunt
  • Use plate not authorized for vehicle

Contrary to the Highway Traffic Act

And a further charge of

  • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance

Contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

The accused was released at the scene and will be appearing before the Provincial Court on January 13, 2022 on these charges.

Educating the public about safe driving practices with our community safety partners is a priority, if you see a possible impaired driver or operator please "Make the Call" and dial 911 and help prevent a crash.