Expensive Polish highways

Expensive Polish highways

The new road investments in Poland gives us hope for a safe and comfortable trip. Ministry of Infrastructure announced that a luxury ride, we will pay dearly.   The distance between Warsaw - Świecko by highway will cost us 100 zł and this is not the end of the astronomical prices for travel.   Currently, in Poland there is 850 km of motorways and for Euro 2012 is provided the construction of two times more. So far, car drivers pay only a "concession toll" for roads built by private companies. Unfortunately, law is changing...

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Expensive VAT - more expensive insurance

Expensive VAT  - more expensive insurance

Upcoming Tax increases persuaded insurance companies to higher prices for OC and AC. The era of the lowest motor insurance in Europe is coming to an end.   As reported etransport.pl portal, insurance companies due to the increase in VAT announced the price change for OC and AC. So far, Poland could boast one of the lowest motor insurance in Europe, now those days may not return. The increases will affect the price of services including workshops and own costs insurance companies. In addition, the premium may be raised to the Insurance...

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Less car's thieves in Poland

Less car's thieves in Poland

Almost 15% less reported stolen vehicles in capital of Poland in relation to 2009. Is the effective operation of the police efected on this result?   There are perhaps less, but the thieves are more organized and specialized. They have a newer device that quickly and without damage to steal a car. The new record is 13 seconds, and beautiful Audi Q7 disappeared from the parking lot.   Rarely has the old models are selected by thieves. They just choose a new one or few years'. In the list of most frequently stolen cars is a Toyota...

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German cars no.1 in Europe

German cars no.1 in Europe

Black Volkswagen sedan - the most possible you will meet in Europe. This type of cars are the most popular and the old continent.   The mark, which is given the greatest confidence in Volkswagen. In Germany and Romania, up 20% chose this car, in Poland about 18%. In second place came second Audi, which is favored by the French (19%) and Italians (16%) - big surprice. Local producers of those countries, such as Peugeot and Fiat have found the last item in the first fives.   Most looked for model is BMW series 3. First of all,...

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The most expensive traffc ticket for speeding

The most expensive traffc ticket for speeding

  The unusual incident occurred in Switzerland. The driver has developed an incredibly high speed of the vehicle and was proportionate to the misconduct to the mandate. Swedish driver in a Mercedes AMG SLS Swiss was tracked down by hidden police. The car, which has a 570 horsepower drive to the speed of 290 km / h. The police took from the pirate his drive license and a car. Swede must also remember that is not over his problems. He will pay a fine of over one million Swiss francs (about one million U.S. dollars) - his car will...

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Expensive traffic ticket for the western border

Expensive traffic ticket for the western border

Maybe you think that Polish law is stringent for drivers. Nothing wrong, being on abroad even do not discuss with police officer, because you will pay a fortune.   When we do not have a cash and we must pay a fine, the safest is to use a credit card or take the police to the nearest ATM. Do not try to explain or ask for a cancellation of the fine, because it could aggravate the situation and multiply the amount of the penalty.   The winner in our statement is a traffic ticket for speeding in the UK (converted zł) of over 24 thous....

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Soberbs drivers in Russia

Soberbs drivers in Russia

At 1st July in Russia wanted to unify the standards for authorizing the use of car after alcohol consumption as is in European countries. The standard per mille in the blood is 0.3.   Prime Minister Putin, decided today to change these rules and return to ordain total abstinence behind the wheel. If the Russian traffic police will stop an intoxicated driver, he may lose the driving licence from 1.5 to 2 years. Ther are predicted the checks breathalysers. Devices will be regulated in such a way that showed the actual state of the driver....

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New use of speed cameras

New use of speed cameras

It is well known that the traffic enforcement camera can cause us trouble when we exceed the speed, but we forget that its functions are not limited to such measurements.   This device can be encountered on the roads throughout the country, both in cities and small towns. The advantage of speed camera is that it is recording the traffic offense without having to stop the driver at the time of committing. The pictures are stored on electronic media, and (here the version less optimistic) we are informed about the payment of fees for the...

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