Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:32 am

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prahkeitouj wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
prahkeitouj wrote:It is still cheaper than I turn on the light at day time.
You pay more than 15000 for a light on ?
20000 riel for a light on, but I bargain 10000 riel. Maybe I'm look very gentle that was why every time I am fined is more expensive than others.
PP prices I guess. In SV it's 5000r - for the moment at least. I get the feeling that traffic fines are about to increase across the board. That was one of the reservations I had about calling out the SV cops on their fines. They might just make it $5 for everything - in that case the tourists may be better off, but not the residents - and it's amazing how easy it is to forget you've left your light on from the night before. :(
yeah ive only ever been fined twice, 5000r for lights on, and 10,000r for no helmet, theyve tried on other occasions but i refused to pay them and just drove off

i was driving with 2 of my khmer friends on our own bikes, and we got pulled over because 1 wasnt wearing a helmet, she paid the officer 5000r then goes to me after, that was my dad! lol he even charge his own daughter!
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Jerry Atrick » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:34 am

prahkeitouj wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
prahkeitouj wrote:It is still cheaper than I turn on the light at day time.
You pay more than 15000 for a light on ?
20000 riel for a light on, but I bargain 10000 riel. Maybe I'm look very gentle that was why every time I am fined is more expensive than others.
You should practice a tough look just for traffic police then!

I pay 5000R if I'm stopped on my bike. And I pay 10000R if I'm stopped in my car. I'm very rarely stopped - actually was not stopped from 2010 until this year, but the amounts I pay are still the same. I'll happily wait for them to accept the normal amount, and I'll smile and call the trap policeman "Bpuu" - always works. I've had them start negotiation as high as $40!!
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Duncan » Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:07 pm

If a 5000r tax on motorbikes is not worth while the government collecting because the cost is worth more than the fee,, then it's a wonder that HE did not give the same directive to forget about collecting a fee for no helmets being used.

Hang on,, why did he not just increase the moto tax the same as he increased the no helmet fine ? The government workers still have to be paid, wether they are collecting taxes or not.
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by JanKrohn » Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:40 pm

The increasing number of cars makes up for more than the road tax from the motos. Cars are quite expensive. They must be making so much money from that now (unless it all disappears in some black hole).
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Jerry Atrick » Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:55 pm

^

That is correct, plus it's normal in a lot of western countries for tax relief on small bikes and electric vehicles to incentivise less pollution and road congestion.
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by JanKrohn » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:15 pm

Whereas here a small bike has no impact on pollution or road congestion.
Isn't it lovely to step out to the street in the morning, take a deep breath, and inhale the ever present smell of moto fumes...
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Kuroneko » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:47 pm

Duncan wrote:If a 5000r tax on motorbikes is not worth while the government collecting because the cost is worth more than the fee,, then it's a wonder that HE did not give the same directive to forget about collecting a fee for no helmets being used.
Huh? Taxes and fines are totally different. The fine for not wearing a helmet was raised to increase compliance and (hopefully) save lives. It being cheaper to buy and wear a helmet than risk the fine. The moto tax was just about revenue and as you state "the cost is worth more than the fee".
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:54 pm

yeah a moto and some select newer cars in england only costs £18 for the year to tax, my last sports convertible was £120 for only 6months
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by Duncan » Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:31 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
Duncan wrote:If a 5000r tax on motorbikes is not worth while the government collecting because the cost is worth more than the fee,, then it's a wonder that HE did not give the same directive to forget about collecting a fee for no helmets being used.
Huh? Taxes and fines are totally different. The fine for not wearing a helmet was raised to increase compliance and (hopefully) save lives. It being cheaper to buy and wear a helmet than risk the fine. The moto tax was just about revenue and as you state "the cost is worth more than the fee".
They both end up in someone's back pocket, so what's different about them. If it's costing too much to collect, the answer is to be more efficient in the collection of the money.
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Re: Fines for no helmet to increase to 15000 riel

Post by SinnSisamouth » Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:50 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:yeah a moto and some select newer cars in england only costs £18 for the year to tax, my last sports convertible was £120 for only 6months
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