At 11:21 a.m. on April 9, a member of RCMP Northwest Traffic Services observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Hwy. 104 on the Cobequid Pass. The vehicle was clocked at 179 km/h in a 110 km/hr zone, 69 km/hr over the posted speed limit.
The 19-year-old man from Ford Bank, New Brunswick, was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act.
The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50, the driver’s licence was suspended immediately and the vehicle was seized.
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 800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.
Source: Media Release