Police have charged two men for stunting on Highway 102 in the last two days.
Today at approximately 7:10 a.m., a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near Highway 118. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at 168 km/h in a 100 km/h zone. A 54-year-old man was ticketed for stunting.
Yesterday at approximately 7:20 a.m., a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near Hammonds Plains Road. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at 153 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.
A 26-year-old man was ticketed for stunting. The man was also issued summary offence tickets for:
- Operating a motor vehicle without a valid license
- Operating a motor vehicle without valid insurance
- Operating an unregistered vehicle
- Displaying a plate issued for another vehicle
- Passing on the right
Stunting is a charge under the Motor Vehicle Act that is automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record. In addition, the men are suspended from driving for seven days and the vehicle they were driving was seized.
In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers focus on speed enforcement. We all have a role to play in keeping our roads safe. If you see someone driving dangerously, report it to police by calling 911.