**** HRP Media Release
Police have charged another driver for stunting
Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit earlier tonight in Dartmouth.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. a patrol member observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111. The officer captured the vehicle’s speed at 148 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.
A 19-year-old Middle Sackville man was ticketed for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, a charge that is automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. In addition, he was suspended from driving for one week and the vehicle he was driving was seized and towed. This is the third stunting charge laid by Halifax Regional Police on this stretch of highway in the last 48hrs.
The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record.
In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers focus on speed enforcement. We all have a role to play in keeping our roads safe. If you see someone driving dangerously, report it to police by calling 911.