The penalties for stunt driving can include a fine between $2,000 and $10,000Hamilton police have charged two men in separate stunt driving incidents over the weekend, who were both driving around 50 km/hr faster than the posted speed limits.
On Saturday, Sept. 14 around 4 p.m. a white Mercedes sedan was seen travelling westbound on Rymal Road near Fletcher Road in Hamilton. Police say the car seemed to be speeding.
When they investigated, police found the car was travelling 110 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone. Police pulled the car over and charged the driver, a 24-year-old Stoney Creek man, with stunt driving and speeding.
He will appear in court in October.
On Sunday, Sept. 15, around 11:30 p.m. police saw a Toyota Camry headed southbound on Highway 52 near Concession 2 in Flamborough.
Police said the car was travelling at 129 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone.
Police stopped and charged the driver, a 20-year-old Cambridge man, with stunt driving and speeding.
He will also appear in court in October.
If the drivers are found guilty, the penalties for stunt driving could include a fine between $2000 and $10,000, up to six months in jail and a two-year licence suspension.
Police are asking anyone with information that could assist with the investigations to call them or Crime Stoppers.
Source: CBC News