An 18-year-old Owen Sound man is one of the latest motorist charged with stunt driving – driving more than 50 km/h over the limit – by OPP.

Jan. 4 at 12:43 p.m., OPP charged the speeding driver on Bruce Road 8, east of Allenford Road, South Bruce Peninsula.

He was charged with stunt driving, his vehicle was impounded for seven days and he lost his licence for seven days.

OPP report a 46 percent increase in stunt driving on Highway 6, from Wiarton to Tobermory last year, compared with 2018.

In 2019, 191 drivers were charged on that same stretch of highway compared with 130 in 2018.

In Grey Bruce detachment area, OPP report a total of 236 drivers were charged with stunt driving in 2019.

Source: Shoreline Beacon