Stunting driver charged: 76 km/hr over the speed limit

On June 13 at 9:00 a.m., a member of the Lunenburg District RCMP stopped a vehicle for driving 176 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone.

At the time the vehicle was passing other vehicles on the divided section of highway. Prior to the traffic stop, RCMP in Tantallon had received a complaint this same vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 103.

The 24-year-old woman from Lunenburg County was charged for Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2422.50. Her driver’s licence was suspended and the vehicle was seized as well.

Lunenburg District 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

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