**** RCMP Media Release
Stunting driver clocked at 151 km/hr in a 90 km/hr zone
On Oct. 3 at 8:15 a.m. a member of RCMP South West Traffic Services stopped a vehicle that was travelling at 151 km/hr in a 90 km/hr zone in Plympton, Digby County. Two school buses were in the area at the time, picking up children. The 18-year-old driver from Weymouth was charged for Stunting and the vehicle was seized and towed from the scene.
The RCMP officer noted some safety defects with the vehicle involved and had the vehicle examined by Provincial Vehicle Compliance Officers. The vehicle was unsafe for the road and failed the inspection.
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 the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.