Stunting driver clocked at 168 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone

November 29, 2019
Fall River, Nova Scotia

News release

The Halifax District RCMP charged a driver for stunting on November 27. A member was out conducting regular patrols on Hwy. 102 near Fall River just before 11 a.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 168 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone, 68 km/hr over the posted speed limit. The police officer stopped the vehicle, and charged the driver, a 47-year-old man from Pictou, 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.

File # 19-168052


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695

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