Stunt Driving/Speeding

(Bradford, ON) A 19-year-old Bradford man is charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving following a traffic stop early this morning.

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 around 1:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer was on patrol southbound on Yonge St. near Line 11 in Bradford. The officer observed a vehicle approaching from the rear at a high rate of speed. The vehicle entered the northbound lane and passed the cruiser continuing southbound. Radar was activated and registered a speed of 164 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was placed under arrest for Stunt Driving and Speeding. His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Speed kills. It’s a small, two word fact with very large and often tragic consequences. Road safety is a top priority for us and a shared responsibility with our community members. We will continue to work together to ensure everyone obeys posted speed limits.

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 58 calls for service.