It is First highway in Westland with 100 kmph speed limitIt prompted many speed enthusiasts to step on the gas.
This week, a man drove through the tunnel between Oz and Bergen, reaching speeds of 260 kilometers per hour.
The road opens on October 31 this year, and there are no speed cameras.
took A few hours before the first sailings Drawn by riot police.
There are many videos on TikTok of people driving at 280 kilometers per hour on the road.
This is faster than the highest average speed ever recorded on a Formula 1 track, with 264.3 kilometers per hour set by Lewis Hamilton.
But unlike fast formula 1 track, The Lishorn tunnel has a speed limit of 100 kilometers per hour.
– Totally unacceptable
Coro Ranes, director of traffic safety at the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, is not impressed by the speed.
– Such extremes are totally unacceptable. Not only do drivers put their lives at risk, but other road users are also at an incredibly high risk, says Ranes.
You know, there are no speed cameras in the subway. It was decided by Erna Solberg’s government, with Kedil Solvik-Olsson (Frp) as transport minister.
Rans, at the Swedish Road Administration, believes that restrictions can only help against such speeds.
– Whether police wear plain uniforms or civilians do speed checks, automated traffic control in subways, speed cameras, etc., he says..
Get a lot of tips in a week
Rune Fimreite, an expert for the police’s online patrol, says they receive tips several times a week about people posting crimes like reckless driving on social media.
Fimreite is familiar with the incident through a video showing him driving erratically.
– It is often bragging, and to show. If you’re driving particularly rough, a small group that thinks it’s cool and exciting, most residents think it’s completely inappropriate, Fimreite says.
– What will they do if they get information about this?
– We always conduct further investigations. He said that we are investigating which car was involved and whether people were involved.
He adds that if there are grounds for criminal proceedings, a case will usually be instituted.
A major damage is possible
As the speed increases the reaction length becomes longer. If you drive at 280 kilometers per hour, this is 77 meters per second.
Terje Oksnes, district manager of the emergency police in western Norway, says there is a huge potential for damage to sustain this speed.
– Firstly, you can’t get what’s going on outside because the car is going so fast. Small movements can have big effects, says Oksnes.
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