UAE: Man arrested after video of him driving 200kmph goes viral

A motorist who filmed himself driving at 200kmph on a Sharjah highway has been arrested, the police have said. The suspect took a video of the reckless feat and posted it on social media.

The video showing the suspect speeding on a highway in Khor Fakkan quickly went viral. After the police verified the video, they tracked the suspect down and arrested him.

The police have called on drivers to abide by traffic laws and respect the speed limits on roads.

The arrest comes two days after the Sharjah Police said a radar had caught a car speeding at 278kmph this year. This was among the 274 motorists who exceeded speeds of 200kmph in the first eight months of 2020.


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