**** RCMP Media Release
Stunting driver charged: 77 km/hr over the speed limit
On March 21 at 1:49 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 102 near Lower Sackville. They observed a white sedan travelling at a high rate of speed near Exit 4B and activated the RADAR. The vehicle’s speed was measured at 177 km/hr in a posted 100 km/hr area, 77 km/hr over the posted speed limit.
The RCMP officer conducted a vehicle stop, and the 19-year-old male driver was charged with Stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act. The vehicle was seized and impounded. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50. The driver was also charged for having a suspended licence.
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.