Drivers caught going 173 and 155 km/h on Hamilton’s Lincoln Alexander Parkway
Published August 24, 2022 at 9:04 am
A pair of drivers were slapped with stunt driving charges after overnight traffic stops on Hamilton’s Lincoln Alexander Parkway.
Hamilton Police took to Twitter to announce the charges Tuesday at 5:34 a.m.
One driver was clocked travelling 173 km/h, which is 83 km/h over the posted limit. Another was travelling 65 km/h over the limit at 155 km/h.
The penalty for stunt driving – or travelling 50 km/h over the posted limit – includes a licence suspension and vehicle impoundment. Drivers can also face jail time, a fine of up to $10,000, and a 100 per cent increase in their insurance rates.
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83 & 65 km/h over the SPEED LIMIT!!!
Overnight two drivers were stopped with the above speeds on the LINC in #HamOnt.
A stunt driving charge also has a 30 day DL suspension, 14 day vehicle impoundment & a future court date.
Please #SlowDown & #DriveSafe. pic.twitter.com/GDgq3B3HDi
— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) August 24, 2022