Saturday, August 4, 2012

RCMP Clock Driver Doing 160km/hr In 80 Zone

A man is facing serious fines after allegedly going double the posted speed limit in Lunenburg County. Police had set up a radar gun on Conquerall Road when a driver approached them and clocked in doing 160 kilometres per hour. The posted speed limit is 80 km/h. RCMP say they pulled him over and seized the man's vehicle. He was also charged with a form of reckless driving by operating a motor vehicle on the highway in excess of 50 km/hr over the maximum posted limit. The maximum fine is $2,400.

BREAKING: Martin finishes 7th; Will Not Advance To Final

It wasn't meant to be for Jenna Martin. The South Shore Olympian gave it her all but finished in 7th place in her semi-final heat this afternoon in London. Martin ran 52.83 seconds, well off her personal best time of 51.53. The 24-year-old never quit, running hard right to the end to finish her race. Martin, will now soak in the rest of the Olympics, and planned to do some sight-seeing once her event was complete. She is also expected to take in the closing ceremonies.