Car Club Drivers Facing Fines for Wild Driving through Augusta
More than a dozen drivers from a Washington D.C. area car club are facing possible fines for reported wild driving through Augusta County.
The sheriff's office says it started getting complaints Sunday morning about a pack of sports cars driving extremely recklessly on Route 262 heading west onto Route 250 toward Churchville.
Augusta County deputies, state police, and Highland County deputies caught up with the cars near the Headwaters Post Office. They wrote 20 tickets to 15 drivers, and towed away their cars.
Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed erratic driving in that area Sunday to call the Augusta County Sheriff's Office at 540-245-5333.
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Press Release
On Sunday November 11, 2012 at 10:40 am the Augusta County Sheriff's Office began receiving calls in reference to 15-20 sports cars driving in an extreme reckless manner on RT 262. The sheriff's office continued to receive calls as the cars traveled west on RT 250 through Churchville. Augusta County Deputies, Virginia Conservation Police, Highland County Sheriff's Office, and the Virginia State Police in the Highland County area were able to stop 15 vehicles at the Headwaters Post Office in Highland County. More than 20 Virginia Uniformed Summons were issued to the 15 drivers and their vehicles were towed. After speaking with drivers, it was determined that they are part of a car club out of the Northern Virginia/Maryland area. Deputies are asking anyone that witnessed erratic or reckless driving behavior in the Rockingham/Augusta/Highland County area are asked to contact the Augusta County Sheriff's Office at 540-245-5333.