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Is there a way to check for traffic tickets on a rental car before leaving Italy?

I want to know if it is possible to check for traffic tickets on a rental car during the period of the rental in Italy. I am talking about tickets where the driver is notified by letter, such as ...
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Is it legal to bring back seashells from Ireland

Is it legal to bring back seashells (no living shellfish, just the shells) from Ireland (Dublin airport) via airplane to Germany? We found them on the beach. There are eight shells between 2cm and 7cm ...
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Parking fine in France

I hired a car in France recently. When I returned home I was told by the car rental company that I had committed a parking offence. I have no recollection of this happening but I have now received an ...
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Can I fly in and out of Australia with an unpaid fire related fine? [closed]

So a few months ago I was given a $650 fine for "lighting a fire in a national park" and I remember the police officers mentioning something about us breaking a federal law. Now I disputed the fine ...
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How to check overspeeding fine if any in Norway [closed]

I would like to check if there are any overspeeding fines levied on me as I have been driving rented car of Hertz for last 7 days.
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Speeding ticket in Germany [closed]

I received a notice informing me of a speeding ticket in Germany and have lost the payment information. If Imdo not pay the ticket, will there be any repercussions the next t8me I go to Germany? I ...
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What happens if an EU citizen doesn't pay a Canadian speeding ticket?

A friend of mine who is an Austrian citizen is currently doing an internship on a Canadian farm and got issued a speeding ticket for going 140 km/h in a 100 km/h limit zone. For reference, this was ...
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As a non-Finnish citizen, am I subject to income-based traffic fines if the traffic violation occurred in Finland? [duplicate]

I read on https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/03/finland-home-of-the-103000-speeding-ticket/387484/ (mirror) that most of Scandinavia determines fines based on income. E.g.: In 2002, ...
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CBP RECEIPT - H1 Visa interview

I had my visa interview today. The visa interviewer asked me for CBP receipt which I received in 2012. I carried some food items and got 300$ ticket at US port of entry. How do I get that receipt now. ...
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How to pay a California traffic ticket driving under Indian License?

I am from India, and planning to visit the USA. I have plan to self drive at Los Angeles with my family and have a doubts if someone can help me. I have gone through the regulations and driving rules ...
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If I refuse to let NZ Customs inspect my phone, will I be deported or imprisoned?

In 2018, New Zealand created a law that people must pay 5000 NZD if travelers refuse to let immigration police inspect their mobile phones. But if a person refuses to allow inspection of a phone and ...
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How to pay for a traffic ticket I got in Italy?

So I got a fine from when I was in Italy in a rented car. It happened in Parma, and I was directed by the letter to their website. There I can see two choices of online payment, by credit card or bank ...
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Got a “Ticket” for not paying for gasoline [closed]

I got a ticket in Germany for not paying for a tank of gas. The cashier didn't understand that I had gas to pay for, and just charged us for the snacks I brought to the cashier. I didn't notice the ...
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Speeding violations in France by UK registered car

Ok now i was in France the previous weekend and was running late to make it for the euro tunnel back. So i stepped on the accelerator and drove above the speed limit. WAZE didnt show me any speed ...
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Travelling from Poland to England and customs check in Germany

I recently drove from Poland to England and was stopped by German customs to see the contents of my van. I had the following: kitchen from IKEA, wardrobe from Polish company, doors from Polish ...
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How can I pay a fine I was charged with in Italy while I am now in Budapest?

I am a student in Budapest. I was in Italy in Milano, and I bought a ticket in the underground to go to Sesto to catch my bus to Venice. Unfortunately, I bought a wrong ticket as I did not know that ...
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What happens if someone travels by car and then decides to sell/dispose of the car there?

What happens if someone drives a car to a country (international, Schengen excluded) and suddenly decides to sell/dispose of (e.g. broken) the car there and take a flight back to home? Does he/she (...
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CBP fine receipt

I got fined by U.S. Customs & Border Protection in 2012 for bringing food (I filled in the paper that I did not bring any food when I arrived at the airport). The fine was about 300 dollars, and I ...
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How to pay a Norwegian customs penalty fine from abroad

I recently entered a Norwegian port and was issued a fixed penalty notice for exceeding the cigarettes allowance, I therefore have to pay a fine of 400 kroner. I am now back in the UK and the fine has ...
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Fined for driving in NY with foreign drivers license

My friend (non-resident J1 visa holder) was pulled over for speeding in NY state, Long Island. When he showed the police officer his drivers license, issued in a EU member state, the cop said ...
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Enter China (from European Union), after being fined in Hong Kong a few years ago

I got fined 3 years ago in Hong Kong for dropping a cigarette butt on the ground. I never paid that fine, and I wonder if I would have problems when entering Mainland China due to that fact.
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Old speeding ticket in Florida

I went to visit my mother 11 years ago and got a speeding ticket in Florida. Needless to say, I forgot about it the first few days and chanced it by heading home to the UK. Now, I want to visit her ...
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How serious was my sister's Schengen overstay?

My sister overstayed in Europe by just five days. She misread the expiring date of the visa. When she was exiting through Germany, the border service made her pay a fine of €110. Does this mean she is ...
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What is the formula to calculate fine in Indian Railways

I heard that the procedure to calculate fine if caught without ticket is (10 * {ticket amount}) + 25 I am not sure about this. Whether it is correct or otherwise what is the formula to calculate ...