E-scooter capable of 148kph found

An e-scooter owner has been fined after a Fribourg police test showed it was capable of 148 kph. The legal limit is 20.

The rider was caught during a clamp down on potentially dangerous electric vehicles. The police had recently been issued with portable speed testing equipment. 

The scooter had a power output of 11,000 watts. 500 is the maximum allowed. 

The owner was fined CHF 400. 

In the same campaign, police also caught other high-powered scooters. One could reach 50 kph and the other 88. 

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