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Halifax woman fined for allegedly driving 86 km/h over speed limit

The driver was charged under the Motor Vehicle Act, fined $2,422.50 and had her licence seized and suspended. File / Global News

A 26-year-old woman from Halifax was charged with stunting Friday night after allegedly driving over double the speed limit on Highway 333 near Old Coach Road.

The driver’s speed was recorded at 156 km/h in a 70 km/h zone at around 10 p.m. She was driving an Acura ILX.

Police ordered the vehicle to stop, arrested the driver and the vehicle was seized and impounded.

The driver was charged under the Motor Vehicle Act, fined $2,422.50 and had her licence seized and suspended.

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

In a press release, RCMP reminds drivers that safety is a priority. “Speed is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions on our roads.”

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