Speed checks on the Kanonenstraße

Speed camera - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / AngelstormThe police in Oberursel (Ordnungspolizei) carried out speed checks on the Kanonenstraße towards the Feldberg in both directions last week.

On Wednesday, 15th August 2012, between 6.20pm and 8.15pm they measured the speed of 872 vehicles travelling towards either Oberursel or the Sandplacken on a stretch of the road where speeds of up to 100km/h are allowed.

23 of those measured were travelling too fast, with one motorcycle travelling at 146km/h. The driver faces a €160 fine, 3 points on their license and a 1 month driving ban.  The same penalty will apply to the driver of the fastest car as well, who was travelling at 153km/h.

About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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