Man, 30, faces racing charge after vehicle stopped at 180 km/h

GUELPH — A 30-year-old Cambridge man faces a charge of racing after police clocked a vehicle travelling at 180 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

Wellington OPP stopped the driver at about 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday on Wellington Road 32 near Guelph.

The man was charged with racing. His driver’s licence was suspended and his car seized for seven days.

Caledon police have charged 21-year-old Ottawa resident for street racing and driving without insurance after allegedly being caught driving 100 km/h above the posted 80 km/h speed limit on Highway 10 in Caledon.

According to Const. Tamara Schubert, an officer was conducting radar enforcement at approximately 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 22) on the arterial route in the area of the Grange Sideroad when she observed a blue 2013 Mercedes travelling at a high rate of speed above the posted limit.

“The officer activated the radar unit and determined the speed of the vehicle to be 180 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone,” she outlined in a press release.

Kishoyian Emmanuel Kipusi, 21, of Ottawa was charged with Race a Motor Vehicle, Operate a Motor Vehicle without Insurance and Fail to Notify Change of Address. The driver received a seven-day licence suspension and his motor vehicle was seized for a period of 7 days as a result of the stunt driving charge.

In 2016, 55 people died as a result of motor vehicle collisions on OPP-patrolled roads in which speeding was a causal factor. The OPP remains committed to enforcing Ontario laws associated with speeding and aggressive driving in an effort to save lives on our roads.

This is just the latest in a string of stunt driving charges
Police have charged a Hamilton man with stunt driving after they spotted a vehicle doing 180 km/h on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway.
Police say an officer was doing traffic enforcement near the Upper James Street overpass just after 1 a.m. Friday when he spotted the vehicle heading eastbound.
The officer activated the emergency lights and stopped the vehicle.
Police seized a 22-year-old man’s licence and towed his vehicle, which is impounded for seven days.

Man charged with driving more than 180 km/h on Linc.

RACING CHARGE

2018-01-11T14:01:50+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|
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