Oregon racer messes around at more than 100 mph and finds out — it’s expensive

OSP Umatilla speed racing 2-15-23

A very expensive lesson for someone caught racing on an Oregon highway.

Oregon State Police shared a photo from Feb. 15 after a trooper pulled over a car that was racing another car on Highway 395 just south of Umatilla.

One car was clocked going 126 mph in a 55 mph zone. The other was going 119 mph.

The trooper was able to stop one.

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The driver admitted to speeding and racing at over 120 mph, OSP said. 

The fine for driving more than 100 mph? $1,150. 

The fine for speed racing? Another $440.

The need for speed cost the driver a total of $1,590.


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