6:14 p.m., April 16, 2022
Howling engines and squeaking tires: On Friday evening it happened again in Vienna street racing. Three cars raced towards police officers on the Lerchfeld belt. They tried to stop the cars. According to the police, one of the three drivers drove his car undeterred to one of the officers. This had to go through a jump to the side bring to safety.
A search was initiated immediately, and the driver was able to get to the city center a short time later arrested will. The 19-year-old Austrian stated that he misunderstood the police officer’s arm signals.
Administrative penalties amounting to several thousand euros
Officials from the Vienna State Transport Department and the City Police Commands Landstrasse, Favoriten, Meidling, Fünfhaus, Ottakring, Brigittenau and the Vienna Police Service Dog Unit took part in the priority campaign. Among other things, they presented more than 400 ads for speeding out of. The police reported on Saturday drivers who were traveling at more than 130 km/h in a 80 km/h zone, more than 180 km/h in a 130 km/h zone and 98 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.
In Favorites, a drug driver was taken out of circulation. Officers from the Ada-Christen-Gasse police station seized small quantities of cannabis and cocaine from him. Another driver did not have a valid driver’s license and administrative penalties of several thousand euros. He was provisionally arrested. One speeder was traveling at 180 km/h with the permitted 130, another at 98 km/h instead of the permitted 50. There were 14 displays for noise measurements. There were also more than 200 other traffic law reports and 190 board mandates.