Ford Caravan of 9 Drivers Charged with Racing on Trafalgar Road

Drivers are not employees of Ford Canada

Ford Caravan of 9 Drivers Charged with Racing on Trafalgar Road
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Chantal Corner

Chantal Corner

Sergeant Chantal Corner is the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Department. She grew up in Oakville and graduated from Loyola. She still resides in Oakville.

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In the early morning hours of Thursday April 3rd, 2014, the Halton Regional Police received a number of calls regarding a group of vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed on Trafalgar Road in the Town of Oakville, and that the vehicles appeared to be racing.

Officers set up a speed measuring device in the area of Trafalgar Rd and McCraney St and a short time later, a group of nine vehicles were spotted by officers driving southbound on Trafalgar Road in a tight pack at speeds ranging from 120 to 127kms/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone.

The police were successful in stopping all nine vehicles on Trafalgar Rd. and the drivers were charged with Race a Motor Vehicle S. 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act and released on a summons with a court date of May 13, 2014 in Burlington.

The vehicles were new vehicles being moved to the Ford plant in Oakville from a storage lot in Milton. The drivers are not employees of Ford of Canada, but are employees of a third-party company hired by the automaker to shuttle vehicles.


  • Male – 26 year old from Brampton
  • Male – 24 year old from Brampton
  • Male – 36 year old from Whitby
  • Male – 28 year old from Oshawa
  • Male – 42 years from Ajax
  • Female – 27 years from Bobcaygeon
  • Male – 52 years from Whitby
  • Male – 25 years from Scarborough
  • Male – 26 years from Toronto

Ford of Canada in partnership with the Halton Regional Police Service is dedicated and focusing on ensuring this type of unprofessional and unsafe behavior is not repeated.

This incident is a reminder to the public that with the nicer weather on the horizon, this type of driving will not be tolerated, regardless of the time of day or road conditions as it impacts on community safety.



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