A driver was arrested by police in Malaga after exceeding the speed limit by almost a factor of three
The Accident and Attestation Investigation Group (GIAA) of the Malaga Local Police has initiated proceedings against a driver as the alleged perpetrator of a crime against road safety for driving with excessive speed. The man was allegedly caught doing 220 kilometers per hour on a road limited to 80.
According to the police, the driver was captured speeding at 2:13 p.m. in the afternoon by a speed control carried out on Avenida Velázquez, Malaga. The vehicle was captured with a digital speedometer that was installed in the police car.
After verifying that the driver was driving at a speed far higher than the permitted speed, the local police officers arrested the 33-year-old man at the roadside.
Proceedings have been initiated for a crime against road safety due to excessive speed, which can entail a prison sentence of three to six months, a fine of six to 12 months, or community work from 31 to 90 days.
The man could also lose the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds for a period of one to four years by having his license revoked.
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