He was driving almost 60 kilometers per hour too fast, and he explained to the policemen – who had registered his behavior on the road – that he was in a hurry to see his friend. An 18-year-old resident of Białystok lost his driving license and got a fine. He obtained the license to drive a car just four months ago.
Everything happened on the Independence Route in Białystok. The policemen from the Speed group were in an unmarked police car. At one point, they noticed a man who was driving faster than the restrictions – in force here – allowed. They took a measurement, and this indicated that the driver is traveling at a speed of 127 kilometers per hour.
He had had his driving license for four months, he was in a hurry to see his friend
– There is a speed limit of 70 kilometers per hour on this section. It turned out that an 18-year-old who had had a driving license for four months was behind the wheel. He explained to the policemen that he was in a hurry to see his friend – says Deputy Inspector Tomasz Krupa, spokesman for the Podlasie police.
For exceeding the speed in built-up areas by 57 km / h, the young driver lost his driving license for three months. The policemen also punished him with a penalty notice, and his account was credited with 10 penalty points.
Police: the slogan “gas leg” is always valid
– We would like to remind you that excessive speed is still one of the main causes of road accidents and affects the scale of their consequences. Only from the beginning of the year, because of it, there were 49 accidents on Podlasie’s roads, in which 21 people were killed and 46 were injured – emphasizes the Chief Inspectorate. Groats.
Moreover, according to police statistics, in the first eight months of this year alone, more than 1,000 drivers lost their driving licenses for speeding more than 50 kilometers per hour in a built-up area.
– That is why the slogan “gas leg” is always valid – emphasizes the policeman.
The police detained the 18-year-old on the Independence Route
Main photo source: Podlasie Police