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Nova Scotia RCMP charge 2 drivers with stunting

Police say their RADAR gun captured one of the drivers travelling 174 km/h in a 110 km/h zone.
Police say their RADAR gun captured one of the drivers travelling 174 km/h in a 110 km/h zone. Nova Scotia RCMP

Two drivers who were allegedly driving 64km/h and 73 km/h over the speed limit on Nova Scotia highways have been charged with stunting.

In a news release Saturday, police said the first incident happened on Friday along Highway 101 in St. Croix, N.S.

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Police said an officer on patrol stopped a vehicle for driving at 174 km/hr in a 110 km/hr zone.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy from Hants Border, N.S., was charged with stunting and had his vehicle towed.

Police said the next incident happened on Saturday along Highway 104 in Valley, N.S., where a vehicle was seen travelling 183 km/hr in a 110 km/hr zone.

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The speed was measured with RADAR, according to police, and the 33-year-old driver from Bermuda was also charged with stunting.

The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.