RCMP charges two drivers with stunting ​

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RCMP charges two drivers with stunting ​

Yesterday, Halifax District RCMP charged two drivers with stunting in Halifax Regional Municipality.

On June 17,​ at approximately​ 5​ p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit saw a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway​ 107​ in West Petpeswick. The officer activated the RADAR and measured the speed at​ 178 km/h in a​ 100​ km/hr zone,​ 78​ km over the speed limit. The officer stopped the car and charged the driver, a​ 53-year-old man from Lake Echo, with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.

On June 17,​ at approximately​ 10:40​ p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP saw a car traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway​ 101​ in Mount Uniacke. The officer activated the RADAR and measured the speed at​ 193​ km/h in a​ 110​ km/hr zone,​ 83 km​ over the speed limit. The officer stopped the car and charged the driver, a​ 17-year-old man from Kentville, with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.

The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is​ $2,422.50. Speed is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions on our roads. Road safety is a priority for the RCMP, and drivers are reminded to make it their priority as well. If you see someone driving unsafely on our roads, please report it by calling the RCMP at​ 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). If you believe it is an emergency, call​ 911.

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