**** RCMP Media Release
Stunting motorcyclist clocked at 187 km/hr in 100 km/hr zone
On September 3 shortly after 6 p.m., a member of Victoria District RCMP was on patrol on Hwy. 105 near Baddeck when they noted a motorcycle driving at a very high rate of speed. The RCMP officer used RADAR to check the speed, which showed 187 km/hr, 87 km/hr over the posted speed limit. Police stopped the motorcycle without incident, and the 44-year-old driver from Quebec was charged with Stunting. The motorcycle was seized and towed from the scene.
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.