Speeding Hurts

Hurts the wallet that is.

In Switzerland, speeding fines can be based on your wealth. The country was finding that a lot of rich people were taking their expensive high powered sports cars and flaunting the speeding laws. After all, what’s a $500 fine to a multi-millionaire. A puny cost compared to the thrill of driving extremely fast on a normal roadway.

In what may be a record, a Swiss court fined a rich driver about $300,000 for driving his Ferrari about 97 kph in a 50 zone. It helped that he was a repeat offender.

More details at The Star’s website.

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