On April 25, a member of Guysborough District RCMP was conducting regular patrols on Highway 7 in Geogogan when he stopped a vehicle travelling at 142 km/h in a 90 km/h zone, 52 km/hr above the posted speed limit. The 17-year-old male driver was charged with stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act. The vehicle was seized, towed and his driver’s licence was suspended for seven days. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.
Nova Scotia RCMP want to remind the public that 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, report it by calling RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.
Source : Media Release