Stunting: 106 km/h on Joe Howe Drive

Police have charged a man for stunting on Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax over the weekend.

At approximately 7:20 a.m. on July 8, a member of the Traffic Unit observed a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Joseph Howe Drive near Morningside Drive. The officer observed the motorcycle’s speed at 106 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.

A 34-year-old man 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. The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record. In addition, the man was suspended from driving for seven days and the motorcycle he was driving was seized. The man was also issued tickets for failing to provide insurance and expired inspection.

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 911.

Source: Release

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