(CHATHAM-KENT, ON) – On November 26, the OPP was conducting radar enforcement on Highway 401, near Bloomfield Road, when they saw a westbound vehicle traveling at 150kph in the 100kph zone.
Mena Ibrahim, 24, of Windsor, was charged with racing and with failing to signal a lane change. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on January 3, 2018. Ibrahim’s driver’s licence has been suspended and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
The penalties for driving 50kph or more over the speed limit are an immediate 7-day licence suspension and 7-day vehicle impoundment, and upon conviction, a $2,000 to $10,000 fine, six demerit points, up to six months jail, and/or up to two years licence suspension for a first conviction, and a driver’s licence suspension of up to 10 years for a second conviction within 10 years.