Motorist speeding at 169km/h at Knokke-Heist

A motorist has been recorded speeding at 169 km/h in the jet set resort of Knokke-Heist were only 90km/h is permitted.  The motorist was registered as part of a clamp down on drivers speeding on the N49, the so called express road between the East Coast and the metropolis of Antwerp. 

In all the speeds of 2,334 motorists were registered.  A full twenty percent or 480 drivers were speeding.  Police withdrew three driving licences on the spot.  The motorist doing 169km/h will have to account for his or her actions before Bruges magistrates.  It wasn’t divulged whether he or she was heading for Knokke or trying to escape from it.

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