RCMP stop vehicle travelling at 248 km/h in a 110 km/h zone

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man with stunting in Timberlea.

Last night, at approximately 11:30 p.m., an officer from RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement on Hwy. 103, when a BMW i8 was observed on radar travelling at 248 km/h in a 110 km/h zone. A traffic stop was completed on the vehicle. The driver, a 21-year-old Bedford man, was charged with Stunting and his vehicle was towed.

Stunting in Nova Scotia carries a fine of $2,422.50 for first time offenders, six licence demerit points and an immediate seven-day driver’s licence suspension.

The RCMP is committed to reducing serious injuries and fatal collisions by prevention, education, and enforcement. Remember, speeding and aggressive driving increases the risks of collision. Slow down and don’t be distracted.


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