On 31st July the Setúbal GNR Traffic Detachment conducted a surveillance operation on the A2 motorway checking both north and southbound vehicles, aimed at road racing in the area.

During the operation some of the drivers involved tried to evade the GNR interception points, performed dangerous manoeuvres including reversing against the direction of travel. During the speed control operation one vehicle, a modified 1993 Honda Civic, was recorded at travelling at 243km / h. The vehicle a driver were intercepted 12 kms from the radar point. Drivers caught were fined between €500 and 1000,