Weekly OPP infractions

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Moving violations continued in Chatham-Kent recently, as the OPP released their incident reports for the previous week.

On Jan. 30, about 11:15 p.m., an officer pulled over a passenger vehicle on Highway 40 for speeding.

But the charges continued.

A 25-year-old Chatham driver was charged for:

  • Speeding 1 – 49Km/h over posted limit
  • Drive motor vehicle – no licence
  • Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle
  • Fail to surrender insurance card

On Feb. 1, shortly after 8:30 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on the eastbound Highway 401.

A 33-year-old Brantford driver faces charges of:

  • Speeding 1 – 49 Km/h over posted limit
  • Driving while under suspension
  • Driver fail to surrender licence

Three hours later, the OPP got a call that someone was spotted driving away from Provincial Offences Court on Communication Road just south of Hwy. 401…and that person was known to have a suspended licence.

It didn’t take long for police to find the vehicle.

As a result, a 45-year-old Ridgetown driver is charged with:

  • Driving while under suspension
  • Driver fail to surrender licence

 

On Feb. 4, at about 9:35 p.m., an officer with the OPP clocked a vehicle zipping by on the 401 doing 162 km/h in a 100-km/h zone.

A 27-year-old Windsor driver is charged with stunt driving.

A mere eight minutes later, an officer stopped a commercial vehicle for doing 122 km/h in a 100-km/h zone. Commercial vehicles are supposed to have speed governors in place.

A 28-year-old Kitchener driver is charged with:

  • Drive commercial motor vehicle not equipped with working speed-limiting system
  • Speeding 1 – 49Km/h over posted limit

Additionally, the commercial vehicle operator, a company from Calgary was charged with:

·        Permit operation of commercial motor vehicle not equipped with working speed-limiting system.

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