South African Motorist Arrested For Driving At 222km/hr In An Audi
15 December 2020
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Paul Nyathi

The driver of an Audi reportedly clocked speeding at 222 km/h was one of 13 individuals arrested by the Gauteng traffic police in its latest operation.

According to the provincial traffic department’s high-speed unit, the driver of the red A3 was nabbed at 222 km/h in a 120 km/h zone.

The driver of a silver Mercedes-Benz E-Class, meanwhile, was clocked speeding at 208 km/h. The high-speed unit says it furthermore caught other motorists speeding at 198, 178 (two), 177, 173, 172 (two) and 171 km/h, all in 120 km/h zones.

In addition, three drivers were arrested for hitting 172, 158 and 153 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

The 13 people arrested will face charges of reckless driving and exceeding the speed limit.

Published by CAR magazine on 15.12.2020