The RCMP say a 74-year-old man who had three children in his vehicle has been charged with stunting after he was allegedly caught driving 55 kilometres over the posted speed limit.

Police spotted a car speeding on Highway 104 in Pine Tree, N.S. around 5 p.m. Sunday. Police say the vehicle was clocked at 165 km/h in a 110 km/h zone.

The driver, who had three children in his vehicle, was charged with stunting. His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle was seized.

Police say the fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.