Nova Scotia

Two more N.S. drivers charged with stunting

RCMP say they've charged two young men with stunting — the latest in an ongoing crackdown on speeding on Nova Scotia highways.

RCMP say they've charged two young men with stunting — the latest in an ongoing crackdown on speeding on Nova Scotia highways.

RCMP said both drivers were arrested Saturday on Highway 104.

Officers say they caught a car in Broadway travelling 156 km/h in a 100 km/h zone at 8:30 a.m. They charged a 22-year-old man from Antigonish with stunting.

A 19-year-old from Halifax was later charged with stunting after RCMP stopped a car in Linacy travelling 158 km/h.

Stunting is a charge under the Motor Vehicle Act. It's used for drivers who go more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.

RCMP said both men were suspended from driving for at least seven days and their vehicles were seized for a week. They could also face a fine of $2,412.41 and six demerit points.

Police continue to urge drivers to slow down.

Earlier this summer, RCMP clocked a young driver going 194 km/h in a 110 km zone.

There have been a number of similar incidents this year.

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