They’re grossly unfair aren’t they?
What sort of deterrent are they to the wealthy?
The difference in consequence of having to pay the $175 going rate for your minor misdemeanor, between your wealthy professional (or their pampered offspring) and the person who struggles to make ends meet is immense.
It’s not an easy problem to solve and heaven forbid that we institute means testing (very politically incorrect). We need a leveler.
How about a ban of varying length, according to the amount over the limit, or the severity of the infringement. …. 2 weeks for 30 over?
Alternatively, supervised community service and the requirement to take formal driving instruction (paid for at our -the tax payers- expense, if the lucky ticket winner can show the need) and a retest.
Nah, It’ll never fly. This doesn’t put money into the governments coffers, …
…forget I ever mentioned it.