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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

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Also many UK plates have no GB sign on them how can they prove that the car is from the UK.
By the differing numbering systems.

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I guess my concern is that even if the camera cannot identify the driver - they would be able to identify the owner through parking registration - in most countries the owner gets the fine regardless of whether the driver can be identified in the photo.
I doubt that the data from all the towns that operate residents parking permits is combined with the national car registration data.
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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

A friend of mine got a speeding fine for a German registered car sent to his Swiss address - he was registered for parking within the Blue Zone in Bern.

Yes they do send fines abroad, I believe only above certain amount, they also can slap a hefty admin charge for overseas fines to cover the additional cost of processing.
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Old 14.08.2007, 13:02
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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

I think there is a reciprocal agreement with the neighbouring countries.
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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

Anybody has anything to contribute on the (camera flashed) status of a car with US plates during the one year grace period ? will they nab me when i finally show up for Swiss registration ? or am I a legal outlaw for a year ? thanks
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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

About 20 years ago, a friend was caught speeding in her Swiss registered car. She said that the driver was a friend who lived in Saudi Arabia, with his permission. He received the fine at his S. Arabian address.
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Re: Speeding fines on foreign plates processed or ignored?

Sorry to hear. I hope they both got over it, with the help of passing decades. But this is not the case I am alluding to, since the car is US registered.
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Begs the question - do you get a fine everytime a Swiss speed camera goes off? Over the years, I've been flashed a dozen times or more in the UK and never got a ticket. I didn't even try the hair spray.

Flashed by a speed camera BTW....
you sure that car is yours ??
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Thank you Richard. (Make note: always wear wig and makeup when driving in Germany).

or don't. if you normally do ...
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