Guardia Civil Search BMW Driver Clocked Speeding At 237kph

Guardia Civil Search BMW Driver Clocked Speeding At 237kph
Guardia Civil Search BMW Driver Clocked Speeding At 237kph. image: guardia civil

GUARDIA CIVIL Search For BMW Driver Clocked By A Radar Control Speeding At 237kph

The Guardia Civil has reported today, Tuesday 4, that they are searching for the driver of a BMW 740I that was captured by the Cinemometer (radar) of the DGT (General Traffic Directorate) travelling along the A-45 near Córdoba, at Km 53.2, at a speed of 237kph (147mph), on January 25.

Officers of the Research and Analysis Group (GIAT), of its Traffic Subsector in Córdoba had reportedly started an investigation on January 25, but to date, have been unable to trace the driver, who is wanted for a possible crime against road safety for breaking the speed limit, stating article 379 of the Penal Code, which stipulates that “anyone who drives a motor vehicle on an interurban road at a speed greater than 80 kilometers per hour than that permitted by law” is committing a crime.


According to the statement from the Guardia Civil, “at the point where the vehicle was captured, where the speed limit established is 120kph for cars and motorcycles, the fact of driving at a speed greater than 200 could be constitutive of crime. For this reason, driving a vehicle at 237 kph, once the corresponding error margins have been applied, would be within the aforementioned assumption”.

Research and Analysis Group (GIAT) has delivered the appropriate proceedings to the Aguilar de la Frontera Investigating Court, requesting authorisation for new procedures to be put in place to prevent this type of situation occurring in the future, which will enable them to identify the driver of the vehicle, and obtain total clarification of the facts, as reported by

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Chris King
Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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