Ottawa police “Residents Enforcement” blitz leads to six stunt driving charges

A recent traffic enforcement blitz by the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) led to six stunt driving charges and a slew of other violations.

Traffic officers conducted the “Residents Matter” enforcement on the evening of July 5 in the Barrhaven, Riverside South area, which led to a total of 63 Provincial Offence Notices and Summons being issued.

The following Court Summons were issued for Stunt Driving over a six-hour period:

  • 157km/h in posted 70km/h zone (Strandherd Drive / Madrid Avenue)
  • 118km/h in posted 70km/h zone ( Strandherd Drive / Borrisokane Street)
  • 135km/h in posted 80km/h zone (Woodroffe Avenue / Grenfell Crescent)
  • 109km/h in posted 60km/h zone( Greenbank Road / Foxfield Drive)
  • 96km/h in posted 60km/h zone (Greenbank Road / Foxfield Drive)

These drivers had their licences suspended for 30 days and their vehicles impounded for 14 day.

Each driver could also face further penalties upon conviction in court.

The enforcement also resulted in 56 provincial offence notices being issued, including:

  • 21 speeding
  • 7 improper lights
  • 4 fail to surrender licence
  • 4 improper/no muffler
  • 4 fail to display two plates
  • 3 driving while using a cellphone
  • 2 novice drivers with a blood alcohol level above zero – 3-day licence suspensions were also issued

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