SA traffic fines ‘unfair’, highest in Australia

A report on SA’s inflated traffic fine system suggests adopting Finland’s approach by fining people based on their income.The report, … also found that some common traffic fines rose between 66 per cent and 160 per cent between the year 2000 and 2012, despite inflation justifying only a 41 per cent rise.

Source: SA traffic fines ‘unfair’, highest in Australia: report

KL : do you agree ? It is a bedrock principle that everyone is equal before the law, but then how is it equal to fine a single mum on Centrelink the same $1,300 amount as a Supreme Court judge for a DUI offence ?