Two drivers charged for street racing

**** RCMP Media Release

Two men charged for street racing

The RCMP’s Northwest Traffic Services has charged two men with stunting after an RCMP officer in an unmarked police vehicle witnessed them racing on a street in Bible Hill earlier today.

At approximately 1 p.m., the police officer was monitoring traffic when he noticed two vehicles racing on Ryland Avenue. Both vehicles were stopped by the RCMP, and both drivers, a 19-year-old man from Cape Traverse, Prince Edward Island and a 21-year-old man from Nauwigewauk, New Brunswick, were charged for Stunting, which includes street racing.

The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50. Nova Scotia RCMP want to remind the public that agressive driving 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.

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