Stunting driver charged: 58 km/h over the posted speed limit

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Stunting driver charged: 58 km/h over the posted speed limit

On April 16​ at 3:30​ p.m., a member of the RCMP’s South East Traffic Services in Halifax observed a blue Volkswagen Passat​ travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was northbound on Hwy.​ 102​ in Fall River. The police officer used RADAR to check the speed, which was​ 168​ km/hr in a posted​ 110​ km/hr zone.

The RCMP have charged the​ 30-year-old male driver with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act. The vehicle was seized and impounded. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is​ $2,422.50.

The RCMP want to remind the public that 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, report it by calling the RCMP at​ 1-800-803-RCMP (7267) or​ 911.

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