19-year-old fined, charged with stunt driving near Lower Sackville

Nova Scotia RCMP charged a 19-year-old man with stunt driving after he was caught speeding on Highway 102 near Lower Sackville.

Around 1:49 p.m. on Saturday, officers said a white sedan zoomed by Exit 4B, activating their radar detector, which measured the vehicle’s speed at 177 kilometres per hour.

That’s 77 kilometres per hour above the posted speed limit.

According to a news statement from the RCMP, the vehicle was seized and impounded.

The 19-year-old was fined $2,422.50 and charged for stunting, as well as having a suspended license.

“The RCMP want to remind the public that speed is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions on our roads,” reads the Sunday morning statement.

“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 the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.”

 

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