Fletchers Lake man charged with stunting; police say he was 68 km/hr over posted speed limit

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FLETCHERS LAKE: A 25-year-old man from Fletchers Lake has been charged with stunting after RCMP caught him going almost 70 kilometres an hour over the posted speed limit on Hwy 102 in Fall River.

Halifax District RCMP ssaid that on June 11 shortly before 7 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax was on patrol on Hwy. 102 in Fall River and spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles.

“He activated the RADAR and measured the speed at 168 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone,” said RCMP in a release.

The RCMP officer stopped the car and charged the 25-year-old man from Fletchers Lake with Stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.

The vehicle was seized and impounded. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

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Police 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.