Caledon Police Issue Stern Warning After Stopping Teenager Driving 100 km/h Over Speed Limit
Caledon, Ontario – In a recent incident, the Caledon OPP once again emphasized the perils of speeding and aggressive driving after apprehending a 19-year-old driver going 100 km/h over the speed limit. The traffic stop occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday (July 19) on Torbram Rd. near Mayfield Rd.
According to the police, the driver was clocked at a staggering 170 km/h in a 70 km/h zone. Such reckless behavior not only puts the driver’s life at risk but also jeopardizes the safety of other road users.
As a consequence of this egregious offense, the young driver could face severe penalties, including a ticket amounting to nearly $1,000, a 30-day suspension of their driver’s license, at least six demerit points for exceeding the speed limit by more than 50 km/h, and a 14-day impound of their vehicle, among other consequences.
Despite the severity of the situation, specific details about the driver were not disclosed by the police.
— OPP Central Region (@OPP_CR) July 20, 2023