Halifax District RCMP charge four drivers for stunting in just over 12 hours on November 14 in the Halifax Regional Municipality.
At 8:50 a.m. a driver was observed going 159 km/h in a 110 km/h zone on Hwy. 102 in Goffs.
At 12:15 p.m. a driver was located going 166 km/h in a 110 km/h zone on Hwy. 101 in Upper Sackville.
At 3:50 p.m. a driver was observed travelling 150 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on Hwy. 101 in Lower Sackville.
Another driver was located at 9 p.m. travelling 162 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on Hwy. 107 in Musquodoboit Harbour.
Each driver was charged with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act and had their licence and vehicle seized for 7 days. One driver produced a “warn” result on a roadside screening test and the driver was issued a seven-day suspension.
The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50. 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, please report it by calling the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). If you believe it is an emergency, call 911.