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Handful of stunt driving charges laid; police say one caught going 80 over

OPP had a busy weekend, nabbing drivers on County Road 30, Hwy 401 and Hwy 417. 
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Five men have had their vehicles impounded and licenses suspended for seven days after being accused of stunt driving in the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry area.

Ontario Provincial Police officers stopped a handful of vehicles traveling at excessive speeds over the weekend.

A 49-year-old man was charged after a car was caught going 162 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone on County Road 30 last Friday morning.

That same day, just after noon, a 24-year-old Brampton man was charged after a vehicle was seen going 158 km/hr on Hwy 401.

Saturday at 3:46 p.m., OPP caught a car going 156 km/hr on Hwy 401. 

Sunday, a man was charged after police stopped a vehicle which had been travelling 160 km/hr on Hwy 417 at 8:49 a.m.

Finally, on Monday at 1:52 p.m. in South Dundas, a vehicle going 153 km/hr on Hwy 401 was stopped by an OPP officer. A 50-year-old man from Toronto was charged.

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