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Speeding, stunt driving charges laid on Highway 401 drivers

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East region OPP officers had their hands full over the weekend with multiple speeding and stunt driving charges laid against drivers along Highway 401.

On Sunday, Frontenac OPP caught a 17-year-old driving 198 kilometres per hour in a posted 100 zone on Highway 401 near Kingston.

The G2 driver had his driver’s licence suspended and his parent’s car impounded for seven days.

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Near neighbouring Gananoque, another driver was charged with stunt and careless driving on Saturday.

Just east of Gananoque, officers pulled over a driver caught dodging through heavy traffic along the 401.

There were five passengers in the car at the time.

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The car was impounded and the person’s driver’s licence was suspended.