Record fine for speedster
ST GALLEN: A Swiss court has slapped a wealthy speedster with a chalet-sized fine – a full $290 000 (R2.1 million)
Judges at a court in St Gallen, in easter n Switzerland, based the record-breaking fine on the speeder’s estimated wealth of more than $20 million.
The driver – a repeat offender – drove up to 57km/h faster than the 80km/h limit.
The Blick daily newspaper in Zurich reports that the fine is more than twice the previous Swiss record of about $107 000. – Sapa-AP