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Teeswater Teen Caught Going 133 in an 80

(MORRIS-TURNBERRY, ON) – A teenager from the Teeswater area has been charged with Stunt Driving following a traffic stop conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) last week. 

Just before noon hour on Thursday, July 21, 2022, a Huron County OPP officer was patrolling westbound on Howick-Turnberry Road when he observed a sport utility vehicle travelling eastbound at a high rate of speed. A speed reading was obtained with a RADAR device and it measured the vehicle’s speed at 133 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone. 

A traffic stop was conducted and a 17-year-old driver from Teeswater was charged with Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform a Stunt – Excessive Speed. The involved vehicle was impounded and the driver had his driver’s licence immediately suspended for 30 days. The driver will also have to attend Provincial Offences Act Court at a later date to answer to the charge.