AMHERST – A 22-year-old Halifax man has been charged with stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act after his car was stopped on Highway 104 near Amherst on Tuesday morning.
RCMP clocked the vehicle in the westbound lane travelling at 162 km/h in the 110 km/h zone.
The driver’s licence was immediately suspended for a minimum of one week and his vehicle was seized.
Upon conviction, the driver faces a fine of up to $2,412 and an automatic six points will be assigned to his driver’s record.
Speeding and aggressive driving are key causes of collision on Nova Scotia roads, the RCMP said in a news release.