Speeding/Perform Stunt

On January 4, 2020, A young Windsor driver now has a day in court to answer to a justice of the peace as to why they were driving their vehicle at a speed of 153 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway #3 near Montgomery Drive. A LaSalle Police officer was stationed in the area, conducting traffic enforcement, observed the vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and confirmed this via the use of radar. The driver was issued a Part III summons to appear in court to answer to the charge of “Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – Speeding by 50 or More Km/h”, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. They were also unable to produce their drivers licence and was issued a Part III Summons for Driver fail to surrender licence contrary to section 33(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. As a result of the infractions their drivers licence is automatically suspended for a period of seven days after which they will have to attend the MTO and pay $281.00 to reinstate their licence. Their motor vehicle will also be seized and impounded for a period of seven days at their expense which can be quite costly and we haven’t even gotten to the penalty. The penalty for Perform Stunt includes:

– A fine of not less than $2000 and not more than $10,000 for a first offence
– Six demerit points
– Possible up to six months in jail
– Possible further two year drivers licence suspension upon conviction