View Full Version : Fairness.

07-21-2011, 12:41 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 14pt'>The World's Highest Speeding Fines</span>

Finland, Denmark (unlimited)
Highest Fines: $200,000 (or more)

Even if you're one of the richest men in Europe, a nearly <span style='font-size: 14pt'>$200,000 speeding ticket</span> is going to pang just a little (and that was in 2002, when $200,000 was a lot of money). <span style='font-size: 17pt'>The Trick here is that Finland, and nearby Denmark, both levy speeding fines depending on the annual income of the driver</span> unfortunate enough to pick up a ticket. In this case, records showed that Jussi Salonoja, a 27-year-old heir to a northern European meatpacking empire, earned $11.5 million in 2002, which after a complex calculation by the courts resulted in the world-record fine of about $200,000. And all that for driving 50 mph in a 25 mph zone. A Finnish business executive also had a $165,000 fine reduced to a mere $9000 after he restated his earnings to the courts. </div></div>

Q...........sounds fair to me.

07-21-2011, 04:31 AM
And we wonder why Eurabia is in a death spiral.

07-21-2011, 07:49 AM
I think all fines like these should be greatly increased. If people are going to break the law then I have no problem with them paying a bunch of money.


07-21-2011, 02:39 PM
Serious question ... who represents the greater danger to society:

1 - The guy driving a $200K Ferrari at 100 MPH who can afford to keep it in perfect tune and likely has attended at least one high performance driving school?

2 - A hillbilly driving a 1985 Silverado with a bent rim, 2 tires out of balance, 185,000 on the odometer and questionable brakes driving 100 MPH?

07-22-2011, 10:25 AM
If they are in an accident what does it really matter? But to answer your question, I believe it number 1. People like that have little care about others on the road. They act like they own the place and because of their money they can do whatever they want. Also, your hillbilly is probably going to hurt much less people because he is probably going that fast out in the country somewhere where he can only hurt himself. The idiot going 100 in the Ferrari is doing it on Rodeo drive where he could kill many people.