2018-04-04

Man charged after hitting 176 km/h near Martin’s River



A man, 44, from Hebb's Cross has been charged with stunting after passing on a solid line on Highway 103 in Martin's River at 8:10 a.m. on March 28.

RCMP Southeast Traffic Services clocked the vehicle at 176 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

The man was also charged with driving while suspended.

His license continues to be suspended, and his vehicle 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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