Driver racing through Brampton school zones at nearly 100 km/h over limit arrested

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Published September 9, 2021 at 4:54 pm

A man was arrested in Brampton for racing through a pair of school zones.

Just before noon today, Peel Regional Police charged a 36-year-old Orangeville man with driving 129 km/h in a posted 40 km/h school zone.

Police report the driver raced at similar speeds through two different school areas.

The driver, who police refused to name, has been charged criminally with dangerous driving, as well as Highway Traffic Act offences of stunt driving and speeding. Both his vehicle and licence were seized.

“With our students now back in school, our officers are committed to protecting our most vulnerable road users,” said Al Villers, acting inspector of Road Safety Services.

“We will continue to exercise a zero-tolerance approach for offences that occur in school safety zones.”

The man will appear in court on Dec. 6.

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