2017-10-18

Driving 180 km/hr, Lunenburg woman charged with stunting



A woman, 22, has been charged with stunting after she was clocked doing 180 km/hr on Highway 103, October 10.

The woman, who is from Lunenburg County, had three other people in the vehicle with her when police stopped her. She was charged with Stunting under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. In addition, her license was suspended for seven days and her vehicle was seized. The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

It's the second incident of stunting in as many days on the South Shore.

A man, 52, from Hammond Plains was charged with stunting on October 9 after RCMP South Shore Traffic Services clocked the vehicle at 155 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone on Highway 103 in Chester Basin. Four other people were in the vehicle at the time.

In addition to the stunting charge, his license was suspended for seven days and vehicle was seized. 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 800 803 RCMP (7267) or 911.

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