At 8:10 a.m. yesterday, a member of RCMP Southeast Traffic Services stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 103 for driving 177 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone.
A 19-year-old male driver from Chester was charged with stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act. The vehicle was seized and the man’s drivers license was suspended for 7 days. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.
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.
Source : Media Release