Near Toulouse. Too rushed for Easter? These young people explode the meters under the noses of the gendarmes
By Thibaut Calatayud
They had however warned of their presence. But that didn’t deter the crazy people from driving. During the Easter week endFrom Saturday April 16 to Monday April 18, 2022, the gendarmes of Haute-Garonne noted several major speeding violations on the roads of the department.
Young drivers caught in the act
On their Facebookthe Haut-Garonne soldiers announce that three young drivers have been caught in the act of speeding.
The first is a 19-year-old motorist. Controlled by the motorized platoon of Toulousethe young man was driving 169 km/h on a portion of the A62 limited to just 110 km/h. “Beyond the legal action that will be decided by the magistrate, his still new license has already been retained and his vehicle has been impounded for a period of 7 days”, indicate the gendarmes.
Unfortunately, this fact is not isolated. Two other young drivers were caught speeding by the Muret gendarmerie brigade. one to 136 km/h instead of 90 km/h, while the other does even worse with a peak at 178 km/h on an axis at 90 km/h.
At least 20 road deaths since January
Monday, April 18, it was the turn of the police to intercept a juvenile driver. The 18-year-old “champion” was traveling on the Milky Way – an axis limited to 90 between Beauzelle and Toulouse – at 154 km/h (the chosen speed is 147 km/h). To top it off, the “pilot” was under the influence of narcotics.
“Speeding is the leading cause of road deaths in France. It is both a triggering factor for the accident, but also an aggravating factor, ”pound the gendarmes. Since 1uh January 2022, at least 20 people died on the roads of Haute-Garonne.
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