Speed checks on the road to the Feldberg

Speed camera - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / AngelstormOnce again the police in Oberursel (Ordnungspolizei) have carried out speed checks on the road leading to the Feldberg, but this time (12th April, 2014) they chose a stretch between the Sandplacken and the Red Cross station.

Between 4.10pm and 6.10pm they measured the speed of 540 vehicles travelling uphill on a section of the road where a speed limit of 60km/h is in place.

33 of those measured were travelling too fast, with one motorcycle travelling at 121km/h. The driver faces a €240 fine, 4 points on their license, and a one month driving ban.

By comparison, the fasted car was “only” travelling at 83km/h, the driver of which can expect a €30 fine.

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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