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Dartmouth, N.S., driver charged for driving 66 kms over speed limit

A photo of a Halifax police car. (Jonathan MacInnis/CTV Atlantic) A photo of a Halifax police car. (Jonathan MacInnis/CTV Atlantic)

A Nova Scotia man received an expensive ticket for allegedly driving well over the speed limit in Dartmouth.

According to the Halifax Regional Police, an officer spotted a vehicle driving 116km/hr in a 50km/hr zone on Highway 111 near Victoria Road around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police ticketed the 38-year-old driver for stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act, an offence that can carry a $2,422.50 fine and six point on a driver’s record. The driver was also suspended for seven days and his vehicle was seized.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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