2.5 thousand zlotys fine and 15 penalty points was given to a woman who exceeded the speed limit by 84 kilometers per hour on the national road No. 2. She explained to the policemen that the car she was driving showed the speed in miles. The 48-year-old had her driving license.
On Thursday, police officers from the Speed group noticed, on the national road No. 2 in the town of Tłuściec, a Mitsubishi whose driver was driving too fast. – The measuring device showed 134 kilometers per hour at the permissible speed of 50 kilometers per hour – informs Barbara Salczyńska-Prychla from the police in Biała Podlaska.
Police: speed was measured in miles
After the car was stopped for inspection, it turned out that a 48-year-old resident of Warsaw was driving the wheel. – During the inspection, the woman claimed that she was convinced that she was driving at the permitted speed, because the speedometer of her car shows her in miles – describes Salczyńska-Prychla. And adds: – That’s it another driverwho tried to explain his behavior in this way.
The police detained the 48-year-old’s driving license. The woman also received 2.5 thousand zlotys in a fine and 15 penalty points.
Main photo source: Lublin police