CALEDON A new driver wasn’t so smart when he was caught racing yesterday.

Jah-Laun Smart, 18, was charged on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 3:43 p.m, by Caledon OPP on Highway 10 south of Beechgrove Side Road.. His 2007 black Acura TL was clocked at 153 km/hr. in a posted 80 km/hr. zone.

The Brampton man has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Excessive Speed, Class G1 Licence Holder – Unaccompanied by Qualified Driver, Class G1 Licence Holder – Carry Front-Seat Passenger. He received a 7-day licence suspension and his motor vehicle was seized for a period of 7 days as a result of the stunt driving charge.

And he is to be in at the Ontario Court of Justice in Caledon East on Aug. 20, 2018 to answer to the charges.