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17-year old driver charged for stunting

At 8:15 a.m. on October 30, while on patrol, a member of RCMP South Shore Traffic Services observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 103. The vehicle was clocked at 167 km/h in an 100 km/hr zone, 67 km/hr over the posted speed limit.

The 17-year-old male driver from Big Tancook Island was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. In addition, his license privileges has been suspended for 7 days and vehicle was seized. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

Nova Scotia 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 RCMP at 800 803 RCMP (7267) or 911.

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Source: Media Release

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