The 54-year-old driver, who was arrested in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, had his license immediately suspended for seven days.
A 54-year-old motorist registered by the Sûreté du Québec who was traveling at 160 km / h in a 50 km / h construction zone early Wednesday morning was fined more than $ 3,500 and saw 28 demerit points on his record of driving.
The driver, who according to the police was also “performing dangerous maneuvers” on the road, was intercepted by officers from the SQ Candiac detachment at around 12:30 am on the highway 104 in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu in the region of Montérégie. Provincial police said the driver’s license was suspended on the spot for seven days.
Police said the driver received a $ 1,988 fine and 24 demerit points for speeding. He was fined an additional $ 1,550 and four other demerits for life-threatening driving behaviors.
The SQ reminds drivers that speeding is a major factor in fatal accidents on the province’s highways.