**** HRP Media Release
Police charge woman for stunting
Halifax police have charged a woman for driving more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit on Main Street in Dartmouth.
At approximately 3:25 p.m. yesterday, a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed inbound on Main Street as it approached Booth Street in Dartmouth, near a playground. The officer captured the vehicle’s speed at 103 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.
A 20-year-old woman from Tangier was ticketed for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, a charge that is automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. In addition, she was suspended from driving for one week and her vehicle was seized and towed.
The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record.
In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers focus on speed enforcement. We all have a role to play in keeping our roads safe. If you see someone driving dangerously, report it to police by calling 9-1-1.