Halifax District RCMP charged a 19-year-old man for stunting.
Just after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, RCMP observed a vehicle travelling at a very high rate of speed on Highway 7 in Head of Jeddore. The vehicle was clocked at 147 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone, 77 km/hr over the posted speed limit.
A 19-year-old male was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. In addition, his license was suspended for 7 days and his vehicle was seized. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.
Halifax District 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 902-490-5020 or 911.
Source: Media Release