Which countries have the most severe penalties for drivers

11.11.2012


Where for drunken driving can pay with their lives, where the penalties depend on the income of the offender and where is cheapest to drive through a red light.

In some countries there may be unique cases with the appointment of the offender penalties in the amount of € 170,000 — more than 6 million rubles! Forbes analyzed the practice of administrative penalties for traffic violations in the top ten countries in the world, comparing the fines for speeding more than 60 km / h, drunken driving, illegal parking, unfastened seat belt and running a red light.



 

1. United Kingdom
Speeding more than 60 km / h: up to £ 1,000 (up to £ 2,500 on the motorway)
Driving under the influence (more than 0.8 ppm): £ 3000
Parking violation, from £ 40
Failure to use a seat belt: up to £ 500
How to get to the red light: £ 1800


2. Germany
Speeding more than 60 km / h: € 400-480
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 ppm): from € 500 to € 3000 (detained for the third time for drunken driving or having a dose of alcohol in the blood above 1.6 ppm)
Parking violation: € 10-25
Failure to use a seat belt: € 30
How to get to the red light: € 90-360


3. Ireland
Speeding more than 60 km / h: € 80
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 ppm) to € 5,000 (plus mandatory disqualification for a period of 1-3 years)
Parking violation: € 70-80
Failure to use a seat belt: € 60
How to get to the red light: € 80


4. Italy
Speeding more than 60 km / h: € 779-3119
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 ppm): € 500-2000; at a level above 0.8 ppm — € 800-3200, more than 1.5 ppm — € 1500-6000 plus deprivation of rights for a period of 1-2 years
Parking violation: € 19-75
Failure to use a seat belt: € 75-300
How to get to the red light: € 150-599


5. Canada
Speeding more than 60 km / h: up to $ 10,000
Driving under the influence (more than 0.8 ppm): from $ 600
Parking violation: $ 100
Failure to use a seat belt: $ 1,000
How to get to the red light: $ 144


6. China
Speeding more than 60 km / h to 2,000 yuan ($ 318)
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 ppm): 500-2,000 yuan ($ 77-307), and 15 days imprisonment and deprivation of rights for 3-6 months, and recently as the maximum punishment for drunk driving causing death man the death penalty
Parking violation, from 100 yuan ($ 16)
Failure to use a seatbelt: 50 yuan ($ 8)
How to get to the red light 200 yuan ($ 30) and 6 penalty points (only allowed 12 points, after which rights are withdrawn for three months)


7. USA
Speeding more than 60 km / h, from $ 500
Driving under the influence (more than 0.8 ppm): $ 390-1000 (excluding legal costs, which can be three times higher) may divestment
Parking violation, from $ 35
Failure to use a seat belt: $ 50
How to get to the red light: $ 50


8. Finland
Speeding more than 60 km / h, from € 115 (depending on the size of the monthly income of the offender, known case of registration in a fine of € 170 000)
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 but less than 1.2 ppm) — from € 90 (depending on the size of the monthly income of the offender) and the divestment of 1-3 months, more than 1.2 ppm — from € 360 (depending on the the monthly income of the offender), possibly imprisonment
Parking violation: € 10-40
Failure to use a seat belt: € 35 (fixed)
How to get to the red light: from € 64 (depending on the size of the monthly income of the offender)


9. France
Speeding more than 60 km / h: € 1,500
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 but less than 0.8 ppm): € 135, more than 0.8 ppm — € 4500 and divestment of up to 3 years
Parking violation, from € 10
Failure to use a seat belt: € 135
How to get to the red light: € 90


10. Japan
Speeding more than 60 km / h, from $ 800
Driving under the influence (more than 0.5 ppm): $ 8,700 (the maximum penalty for the famous drink-driving that caused a fatal crash — $ 2,500,000)
Parking violation: $ 835
Failure to use a seat belt: $ 450
How to get to the red light: $ 417

 

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