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Driver nabbed for stunt driving, having cannabis

According to police, she was clocked at 147 km/h in an 80 km/h zone; Her car was towed and impounded for seven days
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TINY TOWNSHIP - A member of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) while on traffic patrol of Simcoe County Road 6 in Tiny Township stopped a vehicle at 2:26 pm Feb. 20, 2020 after noting a speeding offence of 147km/hr in an 80km/hr zone.

The officer, after completing the traffic violation investigation, provided the 21-year-old female driver from Barrie a future provincial offences court date, seized her licence for seven days and her vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days as per the conditions of the Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS).

The officer also charged the female driver with having cannabis readily available under the Cannabis Act.

Six drivers so far in 2020 have been stopped and charged under the Highway Traffic Act for exceeding the posted speed limit by 50 km/hr on roads in North Simcoe by OPP officers.

Drivers are reminded that speed is one of the Big Four components that lead to numerous traffic related fatalities.

OPP officers remind motorists that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways and trails. Educating the public about safe driving practices is a priority.