Beaver Bank man nabbed for stunting on Hwy 102

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BEAVER BANK: A 35-year-old man from Beaver Bank has been charged for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit last week in Halifax, a release from Halifax Regional Police says.​

At approximately 7 a.m. on September 18 a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 travelling southbound. The officer captured the vehicle’s speed at 152 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

​The man was ticketed for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, a charge that is automatically laid when a vehicle is going more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.

In addition, the man was suspended from driving for one week and the vehicle was 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.