Stunting driver charged:​ 61​ km/hr over the limit

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Stunting driver charged:​ 61​ km/hr over the limit

A​ 25-year-old woman from Annapolis County has been charged with Stunting after driving​ 61 km/hr over the speed limit:​ 141​ km/hr in a​ 80​ km/hr zone.

On August​ 13​ at approximately​ 12:30​ p.m., a member of Lunenburg County RCMP on Hwy.​ 10 in New Germany​ spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed. The officer activated the RADAR and measured the speed at​ 141​ km/hr in a​ 80 km/hr zone,​ 61​ km/hr over the speed limit. The officer stopped the car and charged the woman 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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