Interesting Question of the Day – 1 October

The largest speeding fine ever given was a 170,000 Euro fine given to Jussi Salonoja of Finland in 2003 for speeding in a 40km/hr zone.

How fast was he going, and why was the fine so high?

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One comment on “Interesting Question of the Day – 1 October
  1. admin says:

    He was travelling at 80km/hr, which is double the speed limit, but not so fast that you would expect such a high fine.

    But in Finland excessive speeding fines are linked to the offenders income, and Salonoja was the heir to a meat industry fortune, so he paid nearly two percent of his annual income.