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Driver charged after police allegedly clock vehicle at 82 km/h over speed limit

Nova Scotia police have charged a 53-year-old man from Brazil for allegedly stunting. File / Global News

Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a Brazilian man with stunting after he was allegedly caught driving at 82 km/h over the speed limit on Saturday.

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Police say they clocked a vehicle travelling at 182 km/h in a 100 km/h zone along Highway 103 in East Chester, N.S.

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The 53-year-old driver, whose name has not been released, had his driver’s license suspended and his vehicle seized, police said.

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If found guilty, the fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

 

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