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Driver accused of travelling double the speed limit in Wasaga Beach

Huronia West OPP say they clocked Mississauga driver going 100 kilometres per hour in a 50 km/h zone
2021-07-29 Wasaga speeder
A 29-year-old driver from Mississauga accused of driving 100 kilometres per hour in a 50 km/h zone.

WASAGA BEACH - Members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a driver for driving double the speed limit as a result of public complaints of excessive speeds in the Town of Wasaga Beach.

On July, 19, 2021, Huronia West OPP received a complaint of ongoing excessive speeding issues on Sunnidale Road. Extra patrols were being requested for speed enforcement in the area.

Officers responded to the affected area and during patrols, a motor vehicle was clocked travelling 100 km/h within a 50 km/h posted zone.

As a result, a 29-year-old driver of Mississauga, has been charged with the following:

  • Race a motor vehicle - Excessive speed

Their driver's licence was seized and suspended for seven days and the vehicle was impounded for a period of 14 days.

The OPP targets speeders, racers/stunt drivers and other aggressive drivers through public education and robust enforcement. Racing, stunt driving, speeding, following too closely, unsafe lane changes and road rage are all forms of aggressive driving that place drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians at risk.    

Please drive safe and report unsafe drivers to OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 9-1-1 in an emergency.