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Saturday, November 19, 2005

 

Speeding driver is trapped four times by same camera in 1 min 37 sec

`The world’s most hapless driver faces the loss of his licence and a huge fine after being flashed by the same speed camera four times in the space of one minute and 37 seconds.

Throughout his record-breaking run, the 40-year-old motorist had no idea that he was passing a speed trap. His bafflement at being repeatedly flashed led him to pass the spot again and again.

The driver, a Turk whose identity cannot be revealed under Swiss privacy laws, told police that he thought someone was trying to annoy him with a flashgun and wanted to check “what was going on”.

It was a feat requiring both precision driving and “a little bit of stupidity”, police said.’




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