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Teen G2 Driver Facing Stunt Driving Charges In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-Peter borough Police say an 18-year-old G2 driver is facing a stunt driving charge after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 12:00pm on February 8, 2024, an officer on traffic patrol in the area of Hilliard Street and Marina Boulevard reportedly recorded a vehicle going 97km/hr in a posted 40km/hr Community Safety Zone.

As a result, an 18-year-old Peterborough male was charged with stunt driving, issued a 30-day license suspension and a 14-day vehicle impoundment.

Officers are reminding residents that Hilliard Street and several other streets facing schools within the City of Peterborough have now been designated as Community Safety Zones.

A Community Safety Zone is designated for a lower speed limit and means an increase any fines for related offences such as speeding. For example, driving 20km/hr over the posted limit would cost a driver $180 instead of $95

Learn more about Community Safety Zones: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/school-area-speed-limits.aspx

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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