Wallaceburg motorcyclist clocked at 150 km/h on Highway 40, stunt driving charges laid

OPP officials allege: On July 4, 2024, just after 7 p.m., a Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 40, in St Clair Township.

The officer observed a motorcycle traveling at what appeared to be a high rate of speed.

Upon activating the radar, the officer obtained a reading in excess of 150 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.

A 28-year-old resident of Wallaceburg was charged under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA) with:

– Drive Motor Vehicle-Perform Stunt-Excessive Speed

– Drive motor vehicle-Improper licence

– Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle

– Use plate not authorized for vehicle

– Fail to surrender insurance card

The driver was further issued a 30-Day Driver’s Licence Suspension and the motor vehicle has been impounded for a period of 14 days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Sarnia on August 1, 2024.

If you see a driver and you suspect may be impaired, or who is showing disregard for local traffic laws, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, 911 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone.

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