Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with stunting on Hwy. 4 in Wentworth.
On July 25, 2023, at approximately 3:35 p.m., a member of Colchester County District RCMP was on patrol on Hwy. 4 in Wentworth when they observed a Mazda CX30 travelling at a high rate of speed. The RCMP officer observed on radar that the CX30 was travelling at 182 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. A traffic stop was completed on the vehicle and the driver, a 23-year-old New Brunswick man, was charged with stunting.
Stunting in Nova Scotia carries a fine of $2,422.50 for first time offenders and results in an immediate 7-day driver’s license suspension.
One of the contributing factors of serious injury and fatal collisions is speed. The RCMP is committed to reducing serious injuries and fatal collisions by prevention, education, and enforcement.