Here are the latest government regulation on traffic fines; how do they square with reality? Has anyone had the honour of receiving one of them?
And isn’t that 3,000 fine for being in the wrong freeway poll lane (cash versus ticket) a crock of shit?
TRAFFIC’S FINE sorry I mean TRAFFIC FINES
Drunk driving: license suspended for 12 months, NT$15,000-NT$60,000 fine, car impounded. (Refusal to be tested: NT$60,000 fine, license revoked, car impounded.)
Not wearing a seat belt (driver and front-seat passenger): NT$1,500 (NT$3000 on freeway).
Using a hand-held mobile phone: car (3,000), motorcycle (1,500).
Not wearing a motorcycle helmet: NT$500
Running a red light: 1,800