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Old 9th January 2010, 03:39   #1
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Speeding Swiss millionaire fined $290,000 - Vehicular weirdness- msnbc.com
I like this. What is a Rs150 fine for a bollywood actor or stinking rich builder. His fines should be much more to have any impact whatsoever.
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So if you're bankrupt, you don't need to give a damn about speed limits huh? Its silly to base a fine on how rich the offender is.
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Old 9th January 2010, 06:59   #3
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Thats a great system and really effective too.

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So if you're bankrupt, you don't need to give a damn about speed limits huh? Its silly to base a fine on how rich the offender is.
Huh? Bankrupt and homeless people dont own cars. If they do then their cars will be siezed.
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Old 9th January 2010, 07:27   #4
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So if you're bankrupt, you don't need to give a damn about speed limits huh? Its silly to base a fine on how rich the offender is.

why???? you can always go to jail or do some public service
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when there's a lot of money, what is the point in putting huge fines. This will only become a publicity for the violator.

Better yet to make them do some social service or some out of the box punishment that will make them realise and will be a good lesson to others as well. Like in singapore, if you are caught littering, first time would be fine and any other consecutive offences, you would be made to sweep the road for a day and still repeating would land you in jail
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Huh? Bankrupt and homeless people dont own cars. If they do then their cars will be siezed.
Don't they get to keep one car? Besides, you can speed in a rental too.
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Make them stand at a busy intersection waving a banner of "Do not speed". That should do the trick.
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How about impounding Lamborghini for 28days because the garage mechanic was speeding in it.
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