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      11-14-2010, 04:38 PM   #1
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Reuters · Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

A German judge has shot to popularity after letting 42 speeding drivers off without charges in the last week because he thinks speed controls merely serve to fill the state's coffers rather than prevent accidents. Bernd Kahre, spokesman for the court at Herford in northwestern Germany where judge Helmut Knoener works, said the 62-year-old wanted to make a stand against the current practice of prosecuting speeders. The judge believes speed controls are not conducted to ensure greater road safety, but rather to provide the cash-strapped state with an additional source of income. He sees no legal justification for using photos in speeding-related court cases and is calling for clearer regulation.
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lol... this will never happen in north america
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