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Old 24.01.2010, 20:43
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Re: Another speeding thread (58 kmph over, in France)

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The French authorities can ban you from driving in France, but they cannot take away your Swiss license.
But if the Swiss authorities know that you've been speeding in a foreign country and you've been fast enough to warrant a license suspension according to the laws of both countries, you're license will most likely be suspended in Switzerland. Since going 58 kph over the limit will be classified as a severe violation you can expect a suspension of at least three months, even if you have an otherwise clean driving record.
Thanks a lot Mark. I understand that this forum is no substitute for a lawyer (or a judge, doctor, policeman, dentist etc), but your post/opinion addresses my actual question.

I guess I'll keep my fingers crossed and piggy bank full.
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