Stunting charges after woman clocked at 140 km/h on the Circ

HRP release:

Halifax Regional Police has charged a woman for stunting on October 12th.

At approximately 8:20 a.m., a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 near Mount Hope Avenue in Dartmouth. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at 140 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

A 52-year-old woman 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, she was suspended from driving for seven days and the vehicle she was driving was seized.

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.

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