On September 11th, an OPP officer conducting radar enforcement on Highway 124 in McDougall Township witnessed a vehicle being operated at a high rate of speed.
It happened shortly before midnight 11:54 p.m. and the east bound vehicle was stopped for “Stunt Driving”.
The driver, 45 yr old Stephane Roy of Greenstone, was charged with:
· Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario (HTA).
· Fail to surrender licence contrary to the HTA.
· Fail to surrender Insurance Card contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA).
The driver was served a summons requiring him to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on November 1, 2016 to answer to the charges. His licence was suspended for seven days and the vehicle he was operating has been impounded for seven days.
Every person convicted of Race 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, in addition to his or her driver’s licence being suspended.