At 5:00 p.m. on June 25, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a Mini Cooper travelling at a very high rate of speed on Highway 104 in Lower South River. The vehicle was clocked at 167 km/h in a 110 km/hr zone, 57 km/hr over the posted speed limit.
The 25-year-old male driver who is from Halifax, was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. In addition, his licence was suspended for 7 days and his vehicle was seized. 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 800 803 RCMP (7267) or 911.
Source: Media Release