The police checked an 18-year-old driver from Italy on the Tauern motorway (A10) in Grödig (Flachgau). During a noise measurement it was found that the car exceeded the permitted value of 16 decibels. The driver was reported and a security deposit was raised, the police reported in a broadcast.
Too loud: car drivers stopped in Anif
Because of the noise, the police checked a 39-year-old driver from Macedonia on Salzburger Strasse (B150) in Anif (Flachgau). A noise measurement showed that the permitted value was exceeded by 17 decibels. Upon closer inspection, the officers found that both exhaust silencers were missing and only pipes without silencing were installed. In addition, the vehicle had unapproved tires that were too large. The license plates were removed, no further travel was allowed and display permitted.
Load not secured on trailer
On the Westautobahn (A1) in Eugendorf (Flachgau), the police stopped a 29-year-old driver from Pongau because his trailer was loaded with wooden pegs that protruded over the side walls. The blocks were not secured and, according to the police, could have fallen onto the motorway at any time. The Pongauer had also mounted the license plates of another trailer for the trip to drive from Pongau to Flachgau. The license plate was removed, driving prohibited and the driver reported.
Serious defects: scrap truck stopped
On Thursday afternoon, a truck driver from Albania was also scheduled for an inspection who had loaded several cars on his vehicle. Some serious defects were found, including worn tires, risk of fire if the insulation of the battery cables was badly damaged, a defective brake and too high and too long a load, which was also insufficient, according to a police broadcast. The license plates were removed and no further travel was prohibited. The handlebars are displayed and a security deposit has been levied.