Halifax Regional Police has charged three people with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today.
Members of the HRP Traffic Unit observed vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in Halifax and Highway 111 in Dartmouth today. The officers captured the vehicle’s speeds at 151 km/h and 170km/h in a 100 km/h zone and 101km/h in a 50km/h zone.
A 43-year-old Wellington man, a 34-year-old Fall River woman and a 51-year-old Porters Lake man were all ticketed for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, a charge that is automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. In addition, all three were suspended from driving for one week and their vehicles were seized and towed.
The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record.
In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers focus on speed enforcement. We all have a role to play in keeping our roads safe. If you see someone driving dangerously, report it to police by calling 911.
Source: Release #notw