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Driver charged for driving more than double the speed limit

On September 13 at 12:10 p.m., a member of the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 102 for driving at 206 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone, 106 km/hr over the limit.

The 40-year-old male driver from Bedford was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act.  The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is 2422.50.  The driver’s licence was suspended and the vehicle was seized.

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 1-800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.

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Source : Media Release

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