O.P.P. nab two drivers at nearly double the Highway 401 speed limit

In this Sept. 8, 2015, file photo, traffic flows along Highway 401, west of Cornwall, Ont. (Newswatch Group/File)

SD&G – Two drivers in their 20s have begun 2020 without their driver’s licence or their vehicles.

Both were caught on radar on New Year’s Day and Jan. 2 at nearly double the posted speed limit on Highway 401 in South Glengarry and South Dundas.

The readings were 196 and 198 kilometers an hour.

A third driver in their 20s was also nabbed on Thursday (Jan. 2) at 160 kilometers an hour.

In addition to the seven day vehicle impound and seven day driver’s licence suspension, all three have a court date.

A conviction for stunt driving under the Highway Traffic Act would being a fine between $2,000 and $10,000 or jail up to six months plus a further licence suspension of two years.