(NORTH PERTH, ON) - A young driver from North Perth has had their licence suspended for a week after they were caught racing.
Just before 07:30 p.m. on July 11 2020, a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was patrolling Perth Road 164, in the Municipality of North Perth, when a motor vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was pulled over north of Listowel after it was found to be travelling in excess of 130km/h in an 80km/h zone.
As a result, a 17-year-old driver from North Perth has been charged with:
Race a Motor Vehicle - Excessive Speed
A seven day driving suspension and seven day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.