Why Finland Has $100,000 Speeding Fines - Cheddar Explains
Finland has made headlines over the years for fining drivers with exorbitantly high fine for speeding violations, including one for around $103,000. While not all tickets are this expensive, this amount would be unheard of in the U.S. So why do drivers get hit with these exorbitant fines in Finland? And is this something the United States should consider?SOURCES:University of Chicago Law ReviewDay Fines: Reviving the Idea and Reversing the (Costly) Punitive TrendCriminal Code of FinlandWorld Prison BriefEnforcing Compliance: The Case of Automatic License SuspensionsNACJDSubscribe to Cheddar on YouTube: http://chdr.tv/subscribe Connect with Cheddar!
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