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Kæmpebøde: Driver drove twice as long as allowed

9 hours and 25 minutes.

So long drove a truck driver last year on a single trip without pause. And for that and several other violations were the driver Turkish hauler on Thursday sentenced by the Court in Kolding.

the Hauler was, according to Jydske Vestkysten indicted for a total of 16 violations, of which the majority was about the cheating with the driving time regulations. They dictate that truck drivers hold 45-minute break for each 4.5 h, the running.

A built-in takograf keep an eye on that the rules are complied with, but cases of different forms of cheating with the system popping yet regularly up at the police board. And the penalty is a lot higher than the typical speeding ticket.

Court in detroit sentenced the trucker to pay 100,000 dollars in fines as responsible for driver cheating. According to Jydske Vestkysten, he was not turned up in court, but in advance he had advokeret that a warning should be sufficient punishment.

It is not more than a week hand, the Court in detroit sentenced a Bulgarian hauler to a fine of 300.00 dollars for several cases of cheating with speed limiter and takograf in a truck.

Here was takografen converted such that the driver could turn it off by using a remote control.

Quite so crafty, the Turkish hauler and his driver, however, not been. According to Jydske Vestkysten had the driver just continued the tour without his driver card in the takografen. It tells the prosecutor Lone Petri Kristensen to the newspaper.

- the Driver had driven without the driver card inserted in the takografen. When the police control, checking the partly data from the driver card and partly on the data from the truck's takograf. When the police compared the pull-out from the truck's recording equipment, they could see that the truck had been running, while the driver card had not been inserted, she tells Jydske Vestkysten.

the Newspaper writes, that the driver is a penalty in the Denmark. However, it has not been possible to find him through the Turkish authorities.

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