Malahide, ON - The Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are urging motorist
to take winter driving seriously.
On January 28, 2019 around 1:00 a.m. the Elgin County OPP stopped a vehicle in excess
of 145km/h in a posted 80km/h zone. This occurred on Talbot Line near Carter Road
in Malahide Township.
The 18-year-old female driver from Bayham Ontario is currently charged with:
- Stunt driving contrary to section 172 of the Highway Traffic Act
- Fail to have insurance card contrary to section 3(1) of the Compulsory Automobile
The accused also had their vehicle impounded for seven days and their drivers licence
suspended for seven days.
Winter driving conditions require everyone to slow down and be more observant. Road
and weather conditions can change quickly.
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