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Old 08.07.2011, 19:12
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My First Speeding Ticket

This has to be a record. I've been driving in Switzerland for a month, and I just got my first speeding ticket in the mail today.

57 in a 50, reduced to 52. The bloody ticket is for 2km/h over the speed limit!!! Shoot me now. Just friggin' shoot me. At least the cost is low... 40CHF.
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This has to be a record. I've been driving in Switzerland for a month, and I just got my first speeding ticket in the mail today.

57 in a 50, reduced to 52. The bloody ticket is for 2km/h over the speed limit!!! Shoot me now. Just friggin' shoot me. At least the cost is low... 40CHF.
They could have rounded up, make it an even 10 over...
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This has to be a record. I've been driving in Switzerland for a month, and I just got my first speeding ticket in the mail today.

57 in a 50, reduced to 52. The bloody ticket is for 2km/h over the speed limit!!! Shoot me now. Just friggin' shoot me. At least the cost is low... 40CHF.
Welcome to CH! No points so why worry! I got one for 1km/h over, in ZH with the latest lasers they just knock 3km/h off!
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This has to be a record. I've been driving in Switzerland for a month, and I just got my first speeding ticket in the mail today.

57 in a 50, reduced to 52. The bloody ticket is for 2km/h over the speed limit!!! Shoot me now. Just friggin' shoot me. At least the cost is low... 40CHF.
Well then they really got you for doing 7km/h over the limit, and your clock probably said more as they tend to overestimate. Anyway don't fret, you'll soon get a proper fine for doing a couple more km over. I've had 3 fines in the last 6 months and I'm a cautious driver who hadn't ever had a speeding fine in 15 years of driving before I moved here.
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Old 08.07.2011, 19:35
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They could have rounded up, make it an even 10 over...
You would think that since they'd get more money they'd do it that way. They could call it a "tax".

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Welcome to CH! No points so why worry! I got one for 1km/h over, in ZH with the latest lasers they just knock 3km/h off!
Thank goodness there aren't any points. I'd be forced back onto the trams by the end of August.
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Old 08.07.2011, 19:54
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Re: My First Speeding Ticket

Well, the rule is not 50 ± 2. May be it's just to let you know that they care, that the police is out there making sure the rules are respected. Just think about it with a cold head.
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Re: My First Speeding Ticket

I recently got punked for being 1 over where i was allowed to go 60. That cost me CHF 40. I did not even see the flash. If I had seen the flash, I would have paid more attention the next day, where I got another one in Germany for being 6 over (EUR 15). I had taken the foot from the gas, as we passed the town sign, and braked lightly, but should have pushed a bit harder on the brakes

My only 2 speeding tickets ever, and then even the same weekend.

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Old 08.07.2011, 20:12
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2 km/h over for the the price of 7! you should be thankful for one of switzerland's rare bargains
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Old 08.07.2011, 20:16
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My brother was caught speeding at 10 over reduced to 5 and I got a fine for 20CHF. The rental company charged a processing fee of 35CHF
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I recently got my first ticket 120chuffs. I forget the speed but it was in the Lucerne area... Don't tell the missus.

Oops, it was 101 in 80. -6 = over 15
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Old 08.07.2011, 20:56
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Damn it i missed bang bang bang bang bang bang bang bang bang bang bang bang i Must of got you now
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Old 08.07.2011, 21:00
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I recently got my first ticket 120chuffs. I forget the speed but it was in the Lucerne area... Don't tell the missus.

Oops, it was 101 in 80. -6 = over 15
Too late. Have printed and posted a copy. Although the postal address I used may mean she doesn't get the letter in time...

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my gf got 57 in a 50 zone (after correction) here fine was 250
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my gf got 52 in a 50 zone (after correction) here fine was 250
Going through a red light or other infringement?
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Going through a red light or other infringement?
sorry i misstyped. it was 57 while you were writing your post. no it was going out of the village and (small) construction zone....

I got a few racked up myself with my old car
When I was 18 i somehow got one after another ugh. now it has been a few years
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Going through a red light or other infringement?
Other infringement was being a woman
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LOL that is the silliest fine ever!!
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Old 08.07.2011, 22:48
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This has to be a record. I've been driving in Switzerland for a month, and I just got my first speeding ticket in the mail today.

57 in a 50, reduced to 52. The bloody ticket is for 2km/h over the speed limit!!! Shoot me now. Just friggin' shoot me. At least the cost is low... 40CHF.
I got THREE for the same freakin' day the first day, within 15 mins, for under 2km/h over the speed limit when I was driving in Zurich! Taxation by any other name. Gotta wonder wtf those dudes with the sports cars do as I KNOW a bugatti will not do 30kmph.
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I got THREE for the same freakin' day the first day, within 15 mins, for under 2km/h over the speed limit when I was driving in Zurich! Taxation by any other name. Gotta wonder wtf those dudes with the sports cars do as I KNOW a bugatti will not do 30kmph.

we develop a sense and radar ourselves of where they could possibly be, when you drive over the limit often you really know what to look for.....

and our brakes are much bigger=faster stopping
(fyi I do not drive 300kph but am always about 20-30 over the limit(Highways and 80 roads))

Getting ready for the EF Firing squat now
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