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Old 04.05.2014, 20:51
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Re: Serious Speeding - New law, new fines.

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The new harsher driving laws have thrown up a controversy: the police may now be prosecuted for driving too fast! I produce a Google translation and the links,

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The West Swiss Police Trade Union Confederation has criticized the problem "The Via Sicura" directive was "too general". "We hope that the Road Traffic Act is amended so that this problem is resolved ," Rochat said. He made it clear that the USPRO is not defending those police officers who are driving unnecessarily fast.
Chap should read the law or has a problem that donut runs are not "emergencies".

Art. 100 Swiss Road Traffic Act
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4. The driver of a fire engine, ambulance, police, or customs vehicle can not be prosecuted for violating traffic rules and the special orders for the traffic during an emergency if he used the necessary warning signals and due care which was required by the circumstance and conditions.
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