Last update 5.2.2020 | First published 15.1.2017
European traffic fines compared
– Common traffic fines are compared across 35 countries in Europe. It is obvious where you should show extra care and avoid any violations. Norway and Estonia come out on top while Poland and Germany are close to bottom.
The European mean value of the fines is set to 100%. This makes it easy to compare the fines in any country to another.
|Alcohol in ‰. Fines in €. Index in % of European mean value|
|50% deductions are included for Slovenia and Spain. A deduction of €45 is included for France.
Pay on-the-spot or within days if you are a local. Otherwise the fine will double to 100% in Slovenia and Spain. In France the fine will be €135.Click any symbol to sort.
The hamburger is index in percentage of European mean, the gray hamburger is index corrected for purchasing power.
|mean = mean value of mobile, nopass and redlight in euros
1) Doubled to official rate, 100%, if you do not pay on-the-spot or within 8 (Slovenia) or 20 (Spain) days as a local
2) Data are uncertain, please inform me
3) Scotland has 0.5‰
sources: bussenkatalog.ch © 2014 Verlag LawMedia AG and Eurostat
This index was inspired by The Big Mac Index. Wikipedia will explain. The extra index is adjusted for purchasing power parity, PPS.
The fine for +21 km/h is still unknown and difficult to find for many countries. Any info will be appreciated. Please comment below 🙂
|Traffic fines and Burger index per country|
|click any graphic to enlarge – please note that some data may be out of date|
|The graphic Burger index.
Adjusted for purchasing power parity.
|Mobile, nopass and redlight fines per country.|