ANTIGONISH – At 3 p.m. on December 9, a member of RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 104.
The vehicle was clocked at 157 km/h in an 100 km/hr zone, 57 km/hr over the posted speed limit. The driver had two young children in the vehicle and was driving with a revoked license.
The 32-year-old man from Dartmouth was charged for stunting and driving while revoked, under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. His license has been suspended for seven days and his 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.