Three tourists reported for cycling in Folgefonntunnelen

FOLGEFONNTUNNELENFOLGEFONNTUNNELEN. Photo: Marit Hommedal / Scanpix

Three foreign cyclists are reported for having ridden their bikes through the eleven-kilometer long Folgefonna tunnel in Hordaland on Sunday.

The three tourists, who were stopped by a police patrol, have been reported for violating the sign provisions for the tunnel,  BergensAvisen writes.
– The tourists were found in the tunnel without reflector discs or any other sources of light, said operations manager  at Western Police District, Morten Kronen, said.

The police were first notified of the incident by the Road Traffic control center.
Folgefonna tunnel is 11,137 meters long and runs through the mountains under Folgefonna. It connects Eitrheim in Odda municipality with Mauranger in Kvinnherad and is the third longest road tunnel.
The Road traffic control center in western Norway informs the newspaper that there have been several other  incidents of a similar nature.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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