A teenage boy from Barrie was also among the drivers who were chargedFour men in their twenties — including a 23-year-old from Sudbury — and one teenage boy were charged with stunt driving over the Labour Day long weekend by the West Parry Sound detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.
Stunt driving is defined in the Highway Traffic Act as “excessive speed, greater than 50 km/hr over posted speed limit.”
Every person convicted of performing a stunt with a motor vehicle is liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both.
They also have their driver’s licence suspended and their vehicle impounded for seven days.
Those charged with stunt driving over the weekend were:
- A 23-year-old Sudbury man, who was charged with stunt driving and driving with no licence on Aug. 31.
- A 26-year-old Toronto man, who was charged with stunt driving on Aug. 31.
- A 17-year-old boy from Barrie, who was charged with stunt driving on Sept. 1.
- A 27-year-old Oakville man, who was charged with stunt driving on Sept. 1.
- A 22-year-old Scarborough man, who was charged with stunt driving on Sept. 2.
All of the above drivers are scheduled to appear in court on October 2 in Parry Sound.
In each case, their driver’s licences have been suspended, and the vehicles they were driving were impounded for seven days.