Oakville man test driving car charged with speeding 45 km/h above the limit
Published March 11, 2023 at 5:43 pm
Halton police charged a man who was test-driving a vehicle for going 104 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.
On Saturday (Mar. 11) at approximately 5 p.m., police observed a driver travelling above the maximum listed speed of 60 km/h.
Police say they stopped the vehicle on Ninth Line in Oakville and after further investigation, it was revealed that the car belonged to a dealership and the man was in the middle of a test drive.
Police have issued a 30 day license suspension to the driver and the dealership will have its vehicle impounded for 14 days.
“The driver will also have to appear in court to answer to the charges,” say police.
Halton police are urging anyone on the roads with their own vehicles or borrowing one from a dealership for a test drive, to not speed.
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Test driving a car is no reason to speed. This vehicle was stopped on Ninth Line travelling 104 km/hr in a 60 km/h zone. The result? A 30-day licence suspension and a dealership without its car for 14 days. The driver will also have to appear in court to answer to the charges. pic.twitter.com/Uv9AC03MOS
— HRPS Oakville (@HRPSOak) March 11, 2023