Halton Regional Police Service says it caught an Uber driver taking a heavy-footed approach to customer service, which resulted in the loss of their licence and vehicle.
On Sunday night, an Uber driver from Hamilton who was Toronto-bound was stopped near Oakville going 175 km/h in 100 zone, HRPS-Oakville says. The driver was stopped on on the Queen Elizabeth Way at Third Line road.
This #UBER driver was so in a hurry to get from Hamilton to Toronto that he decided to perform a Stunt
– Speed: 175 km/h in a 100 km/h zone
– Stopped last night by PC Ball
– Location: QEW at Third Line in Oakville
– Vehicle 🚗 & Licence Seized
^ OK pic.twitter.com/Wa4Aka4HNh
— HRPS Oakville (@HRPSOak) June 8, 2021
Exceeding the speed limit by 75 km/h in Ontario typically triggers a stunt driving charge, which means an automatic seven-day licence suspenion and vehicle impoundment.