On June 6 at 5:04 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax was on patrol on Hwy. 102 near Exit 2B and spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed. He activated the RADAR and measured the speed at 178 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. The RCMP officer stopped the car and charged the 18-year-old man from Beaverbank 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.