Very early this Thursday morning, municipal police officers spotted, via CCTV cameras, a red racing car that was speeding through the streets of central Cannes, at a speed very very above the limit of 50 km / h, and who committed numerous traffic violations.
Arrest by the Municipal Police of an individual driving a sports vehicle at very high speed and committing numerous traffic violations.
His on-board computer indicated a top speed of 262 km / h over the past 3 hours. u2935 pic.twitter.com/Cftyr8NJcL
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A patrol forced the Ferrari 488 to slow down and stop. When they checked the vehicle's on-board computer, it had peaked at 262 km / h for the previous three hours.
Travel ban in France
And on passing the driver's license on to the national police, they discovered that the motorist, a 37-year-old man living in Belgium, was under a driving ban in France.
The vehicle was immediately seized by court order. Its driver, "arrogant and insulting" at the time of the control was taken into custody. An investigation is underway.