Hamilton police are conducting targeted speed enforcement in area after several crashes where speed was a factorHamilton police have laid three stunt driving charges in three consecutive days after catching drivers travelling more than 50 kilometres an hour over the speed limit near a construction site north of Binbrook.
All of the vehicles have been stopped on Regional Road 56 where police have been focusing speed enforcement after several recent collisions where speed was a factor.
The latest vehicle stopped was shortly after 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, south of Golf Club Road, where police caught a 39-year-old Canfield man allegedly travelling 126 km/h in the posted 60 zone.
He was arrested and charged with stunt driving, speeding and several other Highway Traffic Act violations.
On Tuesday, shortly before 10 p.m. police stopped a 20-year-old Cayuga man allegedly travelling 117 km/h in the same area. At this time construction workers were present.
Police said they also found an open container of alcohol and other alcohol containers in the car.
He’s charged with stunt driving, speeding and driving with an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.
Both men will appear in court April 26.
These two arrests are in addition to an alleged drunk driver caught going 120 km/h in the same area around 11:30 p.m. Monday.
A 38-year-old Glanbrook man is charged with impaired driving, driving over 80 mg and stunt driving. He’s scheduled to appear in court April 19.
In addition to whatever penalties the accused men may face in court, all of the drivers were issued an immediate roadside drivers licence suspension and their vehicles were impounded each for seven days.
Source: The Hamilton Spectator