Halifax police charge man with stunting
Halifax police have charged a 23-year-old man with stunting on a N.S. highway on Thursday morning.
At approximately 7:50 a.m. on Sept. 23, Halifax Regional Police says a member of their traffic unit spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118.
Police say the officer observed the vehicle’s speed in excess of 153 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.
The driver, a 23-year-old man, was charged with stunting -- a charge automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.
Police say the driver was also ticketed for failing to pass on the left-hand lane to overtake vehicle.
The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record.
Police say the driver had his vehicle seized and towed, and has been suspended from driving for one week.