KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP charged two drivers yesterday, in separate investigations, for operating their vehicles in excess of 50 km/h above the posted limits.
Police say the first driver was operating a motorcycle on Sturgeon Road shortly before 6pm. Following an investigation, the 36 year old Lindsay area driver is facing a number of charges:
- Stunt Driving – Excessive Speed contrary to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
- Driving While Suspended contrary to the HTA
- Operate a Motor Vehicle Without Insurance contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
- Use Plates Not Authorized for Vehicle contrary to the HTA
The second driver was stopped for excessive speed on Highway 35, just north of Fenelon Falls, shortly after 11:30 pm. Following an investigation, the 33 year old Bowmanville area driver was charged with Stunt Driving – Excessive Speed contrary to the HTA.
The OPP is no longer releasing the names of those charged with traffic offences.