LOWER SACKVILLE: A 23-year-old man from Kinsac, outside Beaver Bank,has been charged with stunting after being clocked going twice the posted speed limit on Highway 102 near Sackville on Aug. 11.
Halifax District RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Lisa Croteau said an RCMP traffic member was out conducting regular patrols on Hwy. 102 near Lower Sackville at approximately 10:30 p.m. when they noted a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed.
“The radar was activated and the driver’s speed was noted to be 210 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone, 110 km/hr over the posted speed limit,” said Cpl. Croteau. “The police officer stopped the vehicle, and charged the driver for stunting.”
The vehicle was seized and towed, and the driver’s licence was suspended for seven days.
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.