Who is flashed in Germany, for example in speeding car, truck or motorcycle, will almost certainly within a few weeks a ticket sent to your home. Since January 2009 the fines for various traffic violations have drastically gone up. In this article you can read more about speeding tickets and traffic fines in Germany and read more below how you can object to a traffic ticket.
Regularly Dutch hurled rationed for traffic violations. The most common traffic offense in Germany made by Dutch, is speeding. Here, the driver of the car, truck or motorcycle for example, usually flashed by a speed camera. Illegal parking or red light comes on Dutch regularly. When a driver of a vehicle is detained by German police, he / she must pay a fine for the violation immediately. This can usually contact but also by means of a mobile ATM.
Although aware of various traffic offenses often are not as high as in the Netherlands, the cost for a traffic violation since January 1, 2009 have considerably gone up. Here is a summary of the average cost of fines for speeding in Germany:
Level of fines for driving through a red light error or parking depends on the situation. A 'normal' fine for driving through a red light can cost about 50 euros. But when there is danger or damage the fine will be higher. Illegal parking in Germany on average costs about 25 euro; but in some large cities could be fined for illegal parking of up to 60 euros. Moreover, it is true that local authorities in Germany can adjust the level of fines. In Berlin, for example, the police are working to address traffic offenders hard by handing out higher fines. Who the current amount of traffic fines in Germany want to watch, among others can visit the website verkeersboetes.webklik.nl.
For large traffic police can give the Dutch a driving ban in Germany. For exceeding the speed limit by 30 kilometers or more in urban areas already subject to a driving ban for one month. Drivers who do not obey the ban and held in Germany can lose their license. It is also true that the Dutch who do not pay a fine to get a driving ban of one year.
Dutch who have to pay a fine for a traffic offense, would do well to do just this. Usually it is a fine example for speeding less than a penalty in the Netherlands, while it is true that the German and Dutch police work closely together; you're so good to find. There are a number of ways to be able to get out of a fine:
React with a letter, asking for explanations in the Dutch language in your fine
Explain that you are not the person in the picture accompanying the fine
In the latter case: in Germany, the driver of a car, truck or motorcycle a photo when it is flashed. This is added to the fine.
In many cases, traffic offenders receive a payment slip sent home indicating the amount of the fine. For a minor traffic offense sent a Verwarnung ', a' Bußgeld 'sent to a medium-heavy offense. Drivers who find the ticket in the mail they can pay it quickly; in a subsequent letter, the penalty will be much higher. The amount of the fine thus rises quickly when a fine is not paid or late. In a medium heavy offense is sometimes necessary to return a form to the German police containing personal data; only there will be a penalty to be sent afterwards. The traffic fines can be paid via a bank transfer to the bank. To do this you need a special code; This is usually at the bottom of the check or in the letter.
To object to a traffic ticket you should be within two weeks of receiving the traffic fine lodge an objection. The objection must be substantiated with hard evidence. If you have no hard evidence for the complaint it is best to just simply pay the fine. Incidentally, it is possible to apply to the ANWB support such objection or legal aid.