SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, March 8. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Investigation and Analysis Group of the Canary Islands Traffic Sector (GIAT) is investigating a 26-year-old man who attended the points recovery exam at the wheel of his own car, despite the fact that his driving license had been withdrawn by the Headquarters Provincial Traffic Department of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, having lost all the legally assigned points for different administrative infractions.
Within the functions inherent to the Traffic Research and Analysis Group (GIAT) is the inspection of the theoretical knowledge tests to obtain the different driving licenses, as well as the verification and verification of the identity of its assistants to avoid, among other irregularities, identity theft.
Thus, on February 11, while carrying out said work, they observed that one of the persons designated to carry out said tests went to the facilities where the examination is carried out driving his own vehicle. Once the driver was identified, he was investigated for an alleged crime against road safety, for driving a motor vehicle with loss of all the points legally assigned to his driving license.
The corresponding proceedings were instructed on the facts investigated and were delivered to the Investigating Court acting as a Guard of the Judicial District of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
In accordance with the provisions of the current Penal Code, the crime of driving a motor vehicle or moped with loss of all the points legally assigned to the corresponding driving license is punishable by imprisonment for three to six months or that of a fine from twelve to twenty-four months or with that of work for the benefit of the community from thirty-one to ninety days.