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Driver charged with racing on highway near Antigonish


ANTIGONISH, NS - A 28-year-old Quebec man has been charged with racing on the highway.

At 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 14, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services saw two trucks line up side-by-side, then accelerate quickly down the road. They interfered with other traffic on the highway but no one was injured.

An officer was able to stop one of the vehicles, while the other one sped away. The driver was charged with racing, his licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle was seized.The fine for racing is $2,422.50.

The driver was also given a roadside screening test and is facing a seven-day driving suspension as result of the breath sample he provided.


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