Stunting driver charged: 85 km/hr over the posted speed limit

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**** RCMP Media Release

Stunting driver charged: 85 km/hr over the posted speed limit

On April 4 at​ 5:25​ p.m., a member of the RCMP’s North East Traffic Services in​ Cape Breton observed a grey​ Honda Civic travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle​ was between Exits​ 4 and 5, eastbound on Hwy. 125 in Point Edward.​

The police officer used RADAR to check the speed, which was 185​ km/hr in a posted​ 100​ km/hr zone. The​ RCMP have charged the 18-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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