Stunting: 171km/h in 100km/h zone

A 19-year-old man from Wolfville has been charged with Stunting after driving 71 km/hr over the speed limit: 171 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone.

On August 6 at approximately 1:10 a.m., a member of Halifax District RCMP on Hwy. 102 spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed. The officer activated the RADAR and measured the speed at 171 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone, 71 km/hr over the speed limit. The officer stopped the car and charged the man with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

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, please report it by calling the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). If you believe it is an emergency, call 911.

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