Halifax Regional Police has charged two people for stunting earlier today.
At approximately 8:05 a.m., a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 near Woodland Avenue in Dartmouth. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at 147 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.
At approximately 9:35 a.m., a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near Bayers Road in Halifax. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at 115 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.
A 26-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were ticketed for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, a charge 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, they were suspended from driving for seven days and the vehicles they were driving were 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.