Thursday, July 12, 2007

Motorists are “selling” their clean points for hundreds of euros each to drivers who are on the verge of disqualification.

It is the latest ruse on the roads of France: drivers are avoiding disqualification by trading licence points on the internet.

Complete strangers are taking the rap for speeding offences in return for up to €1,500 (£1,000), and police admit they are powerless to intervene. Even pensioners who have not driven for many years are getting in on the act.

Read more. Via Marginal Revolution.