Halifax Police Charge Three Driver's With Stunting

HALIFAX -- A Halifax man has been charged with stunting after police say he was caught driving 60 kilometres over the speed limit in downtown Halifax on Wednesday.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 17, a member of Halifax Regional Police’s traffic unit spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Barrington Street near North Street.

Police say the officer clocked the vehicle at 110 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone.

The driver, a 66-year-old Halifax man, was charged with stunting -- a charge automatically laid when a vehicle is travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.

His vehicle was seized and towed and he has been suspended from driving for one week.

The fine in Nova Scotia for stunting is $2,422.50 and six points are assigned to the driver’s record.

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