New Glasgow Regional Police have charged an 18-year-old male from Pictou County with Stunting after driving 56 km/hr over the speed limit. The driver was travelling 136 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone.
On April 17, 2021 at approximately 11:30 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police on routine patrol on the Trenton Connector Road in Trenton spotted a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The officer, using a speed traffic device measured the speed of the vehicle at 136 km/hr in a 80 km/hr zone, 56 km/hr over the speed limit. The officer stopped the vehicle and charged the adult male with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.
The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50 for the first offence, including six points on your license and an immediate seven-day roadside licence suspension.
Speed is one of the major causes of collisions that can cause serious injury and or death on our roads. New Glasgow Regional Police encourages members of the public to report unsafe driving. If you see someone driving unsafely on our streets, report it by calling the New Glasgow Regional Police at (902) 752-1941 or in the event of an emergency call 911.