6:38 pm - Monday, September 24 2018
Home / News / Driver charged with stunting for going 73 km’s over speed limit
DSC_0095

Driver charged with stunting for going 73 km’s over speed limit

At 7:33 p.m. Halifax District RCMP stopped a 22-year-old male driver operating a motor vehicle at 173 km/h in a 100 km/h zone, near exit 21 on highway 107.

The driver, from Lake Echo, was charged under section 163(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act with stunting, which occurs when a driver is going more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. He was given a $2422 fine, his licence is suspended for a minimum of seven days, and his vehicle was seized.

A 19-year-old male and 19-year-old female were also in the vehicle with the driver.

The RCMP is committed to ensuring the safety of all persons on the highways of Nova Scotia. Driving at these speeds is extremely dangerous and the RCMP is constantly patrolling the highways of the province to ensure speed limits are enforced, and driving at excessive speeds is deterred.

Source: Media Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

received_455370074985670

Fire Investigation summary for 1705 Antrim Rd., Carrolls Corner

1705 Antrim Rd., Carrolls Corner Sept. 7, 2018 This fire involved a single unit dwelling....

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *