December 7, 2018 2:18 pm

Nova Scotia RCMP charge man after clocking vehicle travelling 90 km/hr over speed limit

Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a 29-year-old man with stunting after police stopped a vehicle on Highway 103 in Blockhouse, N.S., located just southwest of Mahone Bay, N.S. 

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Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a 29-year-old man with stunting after police stopped a vehicle on Highway 103 in Blockhouse, N.S., located just southwest of Mahone Bay, N.S.

Police clocked the vehicle traveling at 190 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone at 7 p.m., on Thursday.

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The Mounties say the vehicle was towed, and the 29-year-old has had his license suspended for seven days.

Under Nova Scotia’s Motor Vehicle Act, a conviction of stunting carries a fine of $2,422.50.

Police say speeding is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions in Nova Scotia.

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