The World’s Highest Speeding Fine

The World’s Highest Speeding Fine

Finnish tradition is to fine according to annual income. For years, this was based on the honor system. Finnish police would ask the person pulled over how much they made per year, consult a table, and fine them accordingly. The police hated it, though, because they were constantly lied to about how much people made. So, some years ago they got new high-tech tools for calculating traffic fines. In this beautiful country, the world-record speeding ticket was a cool $200,000. In this case, records showed that Jussi Salonoja, a 27-year-old…

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