GIBBARD TOWNSHIP, Ont. – Officers from Thunder Bay’s Ontario Provincial Police detachment stopped a lead-foot driver doing nearly 90 kilometres over the posted speed limit.
In a social media post, the OPP said they caught the driver doing 179 kilometres an hour in a 90-kilometre-per-hour zone near Gibbard Township, Ont.
A second vehicle was stopped, clocked at 146 kilometres per hour in a 90 zone in Trewartha Township.
Both drivers were charged with stunt driving.
The charge comes with a loss of six demerit points, a seven-day licence suspension, a seven-day vehicle impoundment and a $2,000 fine.
The drivers, if convicted, could also face up to six months behind bars and drastic insurance rate hikes.