Moving violations


Local OPP had a busy time of it in Chatham-Kent over the past week.

It began Jan. 16, shortly after 2:30 a.m. An officer pulled over a speeder travelling west on Highway 401.

The driver wound up with a couple of extra charges.

A 24-year-old Brampton resident was also charged with being a G1 licence holder driving at an unlawful hour, and driving on a prohibited highway for that class of licence.

Mere minutes later, a driver headed east got tabbed for speeding, and more.

Police charged a 32-year-old Calmachie driver with driving while under suspension, along with speeding.

About six hours later, an officer handed out stunt driving charges and more.

The officer clocked a westbound vehicle doing 167 km/h in a 100-km/h zone shortly before 9 a.m.

The driver, a 33-year-old Mississauga resident, also faces a charge for not having their insurance card with them.

Just over six hours later, a 28-year-old Hamilton driver was pulled over and charged for driving while under suspension.

Two days later, around 11 p.m., an officer clocked a vehicle doing 170 km/h in a posted 100-km/h zone.

A 31-year-old Chicago resident faces stunt-driving charges.

A driver and the company they represented were charged Jan. 22 after a commercial vehicle got pulled over for speeding.

The 28-year-old Kitchener driver faces a charge of speeding, one of driving a commercial vehicle that did not have a working speed-limiting system, and failing to have an insurance card.

The company, based in Calgary, is charged with allowing the operation of a commercial vehicle that did not have a working speed-limiting system, failing to monitor a driver’s compliance, and failing to ensure daily inspection of the vehicle was accurately completed.


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