The Guardia Civil’s Investigation and Traffic Analysis Group from Las Palmas successfully identified the ‘surfer’ driver of a vehicle who was caught on camera with either end of a surfboard sticking out both rear passenger windows of the small car he was driving down the main GC-1 highway, on the island of Gran Canaria last week, and have administratively denounced his failure to understand that his actions were illegal, based on the General Traffic Regulations.
Guardia Civil on Gran Canaria are looking for the driver of a car, heading south on the main GC1 motorway, who appears to have misunderstood the requirements for carrying a surfboard in a small car…
Posted by TheCanary.TV on Friday, April 2, 2021
This prompted them to carry out an investigations in light of the attention the video had generated, and the agents were able to locate the vehicle and identify the ‘surfer’ driver, verifying that the small car belonged to a rental vehicle company and the driver was a Belgian tourist who had come to Gran Canaria on vacation, according to the Guardia Civil in a press release.
After locating and identifying him, the tourist was notified of the corresponding administrative offence, and acknowledged the facts, collecting a copy of the complaint against him in person, as he is not a resident of Spain.
The images were taken on the GC-1, heading south, at the section between the Gran Canaria Airport and the exit to Carrizal de Ingenio.