On Saturday, February 18th, at approximately 9:35 p.m., a 48 year old Ottawa driver was caught driving at 130 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on Notch Road in Chelsea.
The driver was not only driving at almost 3 times over the legal speed limit, but was also driving while impaired with almost 3 times the legal amount of alcohol in his blood.
Even before being pulled over, the driver passed another vehicle on double solid lines. Considering the facts, his vehicle was seized for 90 days and his driver’s license was also suspended for 90 days. It should be noted that the driver had a previous history of drinking and driving. He was given a fine of $1,555 and 14 points for speeding and another of $320 and 3 points for illegal passing