Driver attempting to visit Ottawa for the weekend stopped travelling 171 km/h on Highway 416: OPP
OTTAWA -- Ontario Provincial Police say a family driving to Ottawa for a weekend visit finished the trip in a taxi after they were stopped for speeding on Highway 416.
The driver is facing a charge of stunt driving after being stopped in Edwardsburgh, south of Ottawa, on Friday.
The OPP says a Grenville County OPP officer stopped a Bentley going 171 kilometres an hour in the 100 kilometre an hour zone.
The driver's licence was suspended for seven days and the car was impounded.
In a message on Twitter, the OPP said, "Beautiful weather is no excuse for a speed like this."