Ont. teen faces $10K fine for driving 194 km/h
Canwest News ServiceMarch 19, 2009 11:02 AM
BRAMPTON, Ont. — A 17-year-old Brampton, Ont., teen could face a fine of up to $10,000 for stunt driving after he was clocked by Ontario Provincial Police driving 194 kilometres per hour on Hwy 410 in a Toyota Avalon registered to one of his parents.
The teen was also found to have alcohol in his system, breaching the zero blood-alcohol level condition of his graduated licence, police said.
"The potential for disaster was very present," said OPP Const. Graham Williamson.
The vehicle was automatically seized for seven days and the teen's licence suspended for the same time span.
Williamson said the teen faces a minimum stunt driving fine of $2,000 up to a maximum of $10,000 if convicted.
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