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Passat driver faces $2,400 fine for ‘stunting,’ say Nova Scotia RCMP

An RCMP badge is pictured.
An RCMP badge is pictured. File / RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP say a 30-year-old is facing stunting charges after police clocked a vehicle travelling 58 km/h over the posted speed limit.

Police say at 3:30 p.m., on April 16, officers saw a blue Volkswagen Passat travelling at a high rate of speed.

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The vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 102 in Fall River, N.S.

Using a radar system, officers recorded the vehicle travelling 168 km/h in a zone with a posted speed of 110 km/h.

The Mounties stopped the vehicle and charged the 30-year-old man allegedly driving the vehicle with stunting under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.

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The vehicle was also seized and impounded.

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