He tests his future Ferrari California and… loses his license in the process!

He tests his future Ferrari California and… loses his license in the process!


On Sunday May 29, 2022, a citizen of Luxembourg wanted to buy a luxury sports car: Ferrari California. So, wanting to try it, he drove fast on department road 15. Unfortunately, the experience didn’t last long; his driver’s license was taken away!

What? did you know that every year, one million Europeans are flashed by French radars? Among this figure, Luxembourgers are among the most drivers I saw in France. That said, most mistakes are more or less!

The driver was caught during the test with a car that is not yet his!

Sunday May 29, a fifty-year-old driver who intended to afford a Ferrari California goes to the Ferrari dealer. To get a taste of the car, a 50-year-old asks to test drive a car… It all makes sense! Instead of paying attention to a car that wasn’t his yet, he had his foot too heavy on the accelerator. 50 years old gets caught on the radar when accelerating “small” “on the 15 department road in Jouy-le-Potier. When the maximum speed is limited to 80 km / h on this axis, it is he was driving at a speed of 142 km/h. The soldiers began to follow and ended by interrupting.

Luxembourg license suspended in France? Oh yes!

The arrested driver is a “young” resident of France and luckily for him, its Luxembourg license has not yet been exchanged for a French license. So he does not have a points license. But due to the seriousness of the offence, he was fined immediately and his license was revoked. According to the law, the driver must have a driving license according to the country of residence. If that were the case for this Luxembourger, a resident of France, he would have to get training to regain his freedom. Such an excess of 60 km / h for the French causes several obstacles. Far from license suspension which can last up to three years, nationally also enters a fine of €1,500 and road safety awareness course.

Learn to drive a Ferrari

Some technical data… Thanks for Its power of 460 horses, the beautiful Ferrari California can go from 0 to 100 km / h in 3 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 316 km / h.. This car is not for everyone; it needs some competence. Fortunately, various solutions are offered to new “car” owners, such as driving courses and your own car. You can also train on the circuit during track days organized by luxury brands or simply join a training center specializing in supercar driving… Plant yes! and driving well is better!

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