Woman caught driving 180 km/h on Highway 103
LUNENBURG, N.S. – A Lunenburg County woman was charged with stunting Tuesday after she was caught driving 180 km/h on Highway 103 in Hebbville.
The 22-year-old woman had three people in the vehicle with her when she was stopped by police at about 12:50 p.m., RCMP said in a news release.
The speed limit in the area is 100 km/h.
In addition to being charged with stunting, the woman had her driver’s licence suspended for seven days and her vehicle was seized. Under the provincial Motor Vehicle Act, the ne for stunting, or going more than 50 km/h over the speed limit, is $2,422.50.
The release said RCMP remind the public that speed is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions. Anyone who sees someone driving unsafely is asked to contact RCMP at 1-800-803-7267 or call 911.