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Traffic tickets

I have three Swiss speeding tickets from 2007 that have been unpaid. I am planning a trip to Switzerland later this year. Does anyone have any information about what immigration will check for when I enter Swiss territory?
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Old 16.08.2010, 23:15
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Re: Traffic tickets

you get stopped at the border and they run your plates...pay on the spot with interest.
get pulled over anywhere during your stay same thing.


get lucky and pay nothing....

3x ticket your not on the wanted list. 10x then yes
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Old 16.08.2010, 23:26
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Re: Traffic tickets

I live in the US, and I'll be renting a car....
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Old 16.08.2010, 23:47
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Re: Traffic tickets

Typically they'll tie a millstone around your ankles and throw you into Lake Zurich.

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You must be from Texas too.
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Re: Traffic tickets

I wonder what makes you say that.
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Old 17.08.2010, 00:14
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Re: Traffic tickets

fly into Germany or France , Hire your car from airport ,pay your 40 chf highway tax on entry or stay off the highways and pay nothing .....sorted, sounds so easy...
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Old 17.08.2010, 00:14
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Re: Traffic tickets

full cavity check then reject your visa and send you back.

or if you're lucky, allow you to pay plus interest and tell you off for next time.
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Re: Traffic tickets

Is there a site to pay traffic tickets online?
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Old 17.08.2010, 16:30
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Is there a site to pay traffic tickets online?
Just transfer it directly to http://www.paypal.com/Jekyll

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Re: Traffic tickets

I was doing 62km in 50km zone and got fined CHF250 on 15.03. Didn't pay it on time due to holidays and Easter Eve break (away on holidays). Only planned to sort it out end of May when the salary is thru. Yesterday, I received the registered letter with amount CHF535(250+260+25) from Strafbefehl. Any chances of being able to pay only the original amount CHF250 or it is too late for excuses???

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I was doing 62km in 50km zone and got fined CHF250 on 15.03. Didn't pay it on time due to holidays and Easter Eve break (away on holidays). Only planned to sort it out end of May when the salary is thru. Yesterday, I received the registered letter with amount CHF535(250+260+25) from Strafbefehl. Any chances of being able to pay only the original amount CHF250 or it is too late for excuses???
You've been in Switzerland long enough to know the answer to that .
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Old 12.05.2011, 08:57
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You've been in Switzerland long enough to know the answer to that .
True, but not until it happens to you (first ticket). Well, there always is first time... so they say!

BTW: I'm just a bit mad. I would rather invite good EFers for beer or lollipops instead of adding to revenue
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