Stopped at 135 km/h on the highway, he was watching a tv show on their cell phone

Arrêté à 135 km/h sur l'autoroute, il regardait une émission de télé sur son cellulaire

26 April 2020 11: 47

Updated at 15h04

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Stopped at 135 km/h on the highway, he was watching a tv show on their cell phone

Arrêté à 135 km/h sur l'autoroute, il regardait une émission de télé sur son cellulaire

Judith Desmeules

The Sun

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The police officers of the Sûreté du Québec have intercepted three drivers for excessive speed over the last two days in Quebec city. One of them was even looking at a tv show on their cell phone while driving.

Remember that in the evening on Friday, around 18: 30, the first conductor 22-year-old was stopped on the autoroute Félix-Leclerc to the height of the avenue Blaise-Pascal in Quebec city while he was travelling at 170 km/h. The resident of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu was given a statement of offence the amount of 1383 $ and 14 demerit points have been recorded in the driving licence already suspended for a period of seven days.

On Saturday, around 21: 45 p.m., the police intercepted another man on the same highway, at the height of the boulevard Pierre-Bertrand. The man from Quebec, 32-year-old was travelling at around 180 km/h, three passengers were aboard the vehicle. He has received a statement of offence from 1533 $, his licence was suspended for a period of seven days and the vehicle was impounded, the intercept has also cost 14 demerit points.

Finally, around 22: 30, a driver of a 46-year-old from Quebec was arrested while he was travelling at close to 135 km/h in a zone of 100 km/h on the autoroute laurentienne near boulevard Louis XIV, in a southerly direction. At the time of the intervention, the patrolmen were surprised to find that the man was the sole occupant of the vehicle was watching an episode of a tv show on his cell phone, while driving.

In addition to its finding of a violation for excessive speed in the amount of $ 226, the driver was issued a second report in the amount of 489 $ for having used a device with a screen that does not display information relevant to the conduct. Three demerit points for speed and five points for the screen were added to the driving licence.

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