On July 1, new laws targeting stunt driving and street racing in Ontario went into impact and it’s already nabbing law-breaking motorists.
The Transferring Ontarians Extra Safely Act, also referred to as the MOMS Act, was introduced earlier within the yr, and is supposed to make roads safer for all Ontarians. There are a number of new legal guidelines — most of which have an effect on critical speeders — however different components of the Act are aiming to enhance security for pedestrians, highway staff, and cyclists.
Officers out imposing the brand new guidelines introduced the hammer down on somewhat blast from the not-so-distant previous — a Good Automobile, of all issues — which was caught doing a silly 94 km/h in a 50 km/h zone very first thing within the morning on July 1.
An excessive amount of espresso? Not sufficient?
“STUNTING LAWS HAVE CHANGED,” the Tweet shout-splains. “Automobiles travelling 40km/hr over the restrict in any zones which are beneath 80km/hr could have their car impounded for 14 days and their license suspended for 30 days.”
The Good, which was discontinued in Canada and the U.S. in 2019 as a result of plenty of elements (primarily dismal gross sales within the microcar section, but additionally as a result of they’re literally tippable by hand), isn’t precisely often known as a speedster, however it’s clearly nonetheless able to breaking the legislation. And travelling at that pace in that zone was greater than sufficient to catch the cops’ consideration, particularly with their shiny new legislation burning a gap of their notebooks.