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No Umbrella on Bikes, No Women on Bikes, No Hands-Free Stunts: Cycling Laws of the World
No Umbrella on Bikes, No Women on Bikes, No Hands-Free Stunts: Cycling Laws of the World

19 Aug 2022, 13:21 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The universe of the two-wheeled human-powered transportation is home to some unique - and sometimes intriguing - laws and regulations

 
RFK's No. 6 Team Gets Heavy Fine, NASCAR Confirms Part Modification
RFK's No. 6 Team Gets Heavy Fine, NASCAR Confirms Part Modification

24 Mar 2022, 20:24 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / NASCAR’s done with letting teams get their own way. The racing body announced a heavy penalty today for RFK that’s comprised from multiple sanctions

 
Driver Gets 51 Fines the Same Day for Driving in Restricted Area He Has Permit For
Driver Gets 51 Fines the Same Day for Driving in Restricted Area He Has Permit For

24 Mar 2022, 16:47 UTC · By: Monica Coman / A driver received 51 fines the same day for driving in a restricted area. The punchline? He does have a permit for to drive in that area

 
Scania Fails To Wiggle Itself Out of a Huge Fine
Scania Fails To Wiggle Itself Out of a Huge Fine

10 Feb 2022, 17:04 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / If everything else fails, get creative. Scania tried it with the European authorities. Unfortunately, they’ll still pay the sum owed for what they’ve done

 
Driver Receives Fine for Passing Through Clear Air Zone, He Was 145 Miles Away
Driver Receives Fine for Passing Through Clear Air Zone, He Was 145 Miles Away

6 Jan 2022, 14:09 UTC · By: Monica Coman / There are a lot of justified fines out there, and legal forces are trying to keep drivers as civilized as possible. But sometimes they make mistakes

 
Woman Gets Fine for Eating Ice Cream While Driving, Police Thought She Was Texting
Woman Gets Fine for Eating Ice Cream While Driving, Police Thought She Was Texting

22 Dec 2021, 10:52 UTC · By: Monica Coman / Imagine receiving a fine for using your phone when driving, except you weren’t. And you find out it was for eating ice cream

 
Family Fined $80 Dollars for Spending Thirteen Minutes Looking for a Parking Space
Family Fined $80 Dollars for Spending Thirteen Minutes Looking for a Parking Space

2 Dec 2021, 17:07 UTC · By: Monica Coman / One of the worst things about visiting a crowded place, like the mall or a stadium, is parking space. And this family got a fine for not finding a parking space

 
Drivers Blame Sat-Nav for Fines Received After Ignoring Dozen Signs, Colored Road Markings
Drivers Blame Sat-Nav for Fines Received After Ignoring Dozen Signs, Colored Road Markings

4 Nov 2021, 10:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Drivers in Swindon claim it’s the navigation app the one that causes them to get multiple fines after entering a bus-only lane

 
Hilarious Computer Snafu Mistakes Woman in a Scripted Tee for Vanity Plate on VW Van
Hilarious Computer Snafu Mistakes Woman in a Scripted Tee for Vanity Plate on VW Van

19 Oct 2021, 06:29 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Technology gone unchecked: couple receive fine in the mail for driving in the bus lane, alongside a photo of a woman walking there

 
Man Fills Up His Car With Beer Cans, Secures Meeting With the Police
Man Fills Up His Car With Beer Cans, Secures Meeting With the Police

9 Aug 2021, 20:51 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / A man decided to fill his car to the brim with empty beer cans and proceed to drive on a highway in Ontario, Canada. The police was not happy.

 
Speeding and a Middle Finger on the Autobahn Amount to 75 Times Standard Fine
Speeding and a Middle Finger on the Autobahn Amount to 75 Times Standard Fine

6 Aug 2020, 11:46 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / The German Upper Franconia Police department caught a young BMW driver passing the speed limit by just 11 kph (6.83 mph) and the fine could have been 20 euros

 
Daimler Fined EUR870 Million on Emissions Investigation
Daimler Fined EUR870 Million on Emissions Investigation

24 Sep 2019, 13:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German auto company Daimler said on Tuesday (September 24) it was fined €870 million by the Stuttgart public prosecutor.

 
Brit Spends Son’s £30,000 Inheritance to Fight £100 Speeding Fine, Still Loses
Brit Spends Son’s £30,000 Inheritance to Fight £100 Speeding Fine, Still Loses

12 Sep 2019, 13:37 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Richard Keedwell says that after 3 years he’s stressed out, disappointed and filled with regret at having spent so much money seeking justice that eluded him

 
Porsche Fined Half a Billion Euro, Gets Off the Hook in Dieselgate
Porsche Fined Half a Billion Euro, Gets Off the Hook in Dieselgate

7 May 2019, 14:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Stuttgart Public Prosecutor's Office issues a €535 million fine for Porsche, on account on its involvement in the Dieselgate scandal

 
BMW Expecting “Significant Fine” from the EU for Colluding with VW and Daimler
BMW Expecting “Significant Fine” from the EU for Colluding with VW and Daimler

8 Apr 2019, 09:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / BMW says a significant EU fine into an ongoing anti-trust investigation is probable, as in more likely than not. Carmaker plans to fight EU's decision

 
Driver Blasts Traffic Wardens Handing Tickets For Parking Illegally Themselves
Driver Blasts Traffic Wardens Handing Tickets For Parking Illegally Themselves

20 Dec 2018, 12:11 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Sandwell Council from West Midlands, UK, defends the actions of their parking wardens, saying they’re allowed to park on double yellows

 
Volkswagen Could Pay Damages to Consumers After Being Sued in Germany
Volkswagen Could Pay Damages to Consumers After Being Sued in Germany

2 Nov 2018, 13:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV) files a class action suit against Volkswagen as soon as the law allowed it

 
Audi Agrees to Pay 800 Million EUR Fine in Dieselgate Scandal
Audi Agrees to Pay 800 Million EUR Fine in Dieselgate Scandal

16 Oct 2018, 11:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Audi fined 800 million EUR ($926 million) for trying to trick emissions tests. The carmaker will not fight the decision and admitted wrongdoings

 
BMW Cleared in Emissions Investigation, Fined for Installing Wrong Software
BMW Cleared in Emissions Investigation, Fined for Installing Wrong Software

4 Sep 2018, 09:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German prosecutors slap a tiny fine of 10 million euros on BMW for incorrectly allocating a software to some of its cars.

 
Police Catches Driver With DIY Inspection Stickers Made From Cheese Wrappers
Police Catches Driver With DIY Inspection Stickers Made From Cheese Wrappers

9 May 2017, 11:10 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A precinct from New Hampshire caught a driver who had made a set of fake inspection stickers from cheese wrappers and newspaper clippings. It did not go well