Kicker – Italian super-speeder


MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s not always easy to contest speeding tickets. 

But one driver in Italy has a pretty compelling case. Let’s hope she prevails, because she got a speeding ticket that could cost her a thousand dollar fine. 

The ticket arrived by mail. It alleged she drove 400 miles per hour over the speed limit. 

Well, that’s not true. As it happens, the top speed on the speedometer on her 4-cylinder Ford Focus is 140. And most can’t reach that speed anyway. 

She probably won’t need Perry Mason on the case to get that ticket tossed out.

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