Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Acting like an Idiot': Driver Clocked at 232 Km/h on Nova Scotia Highway

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Acting like an Idiot': Driver Clocked at 232 Km/h on Nova Scotia Highway

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Driver clocked at 232 km/h on N.S. highway

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THOMSON STATION, N.S. - Nova Scotia police say it's one of the fastest speeds they've ever clocked: A young Quebec man was allegedly caught driving 232 kilometres an hour on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson says officers were conducting radar enforcement on Highway 104 in Thomson Station, N.S., around noon Saturday when they saw two vehicles that appeared to be racing.

An officer clocked one car driving 159 kilometres an hour, and a 29-year-old man from Lakeside, N.S., was issued a ticket with a fine of $410.

A second officer clocked the other car driving 232 kilometres an hour -- a whopping 122 kilometres over the speed limit.

A 19-year-old man from Quebec was charged with stunting -- which carries a fine of $2,422. …

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