Vehicle seized, driver charged after stunting in Queens County

A female driver, 35, received a major fine, and a licence suspension for stunting after the RCMP's Southeast Traffic Services in Chester clocked a woman doing 141 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone.

Traffic members were out on August 4 conducting regular patrols on Highway 210 in Greenfield, Queens County at 1:30 p.m. when one police officer noted a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The radar was activated and the driver's speed was noted to be 91 km/hr over the posted speed limit.

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.

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