You couldn’t make it up…
Speeder has phone joke:
The man fined a record-breaking £72,000 by police in Finland for breaking the speed limit on his Harley has still got a sense of humour.
Launching a new range of Nokia phones with recorded ringtones rather than beeps, the firm’s vice president Anssi Vanjoki said his had the sound of a bike followed by police sirens.
Means-tested fines meant big-earner Vanjoki got hit by the huge penalty for doing 75kph (46mph) in a 50kph (31mph) zone.
Buy, just don’t ride:
Taiwan’s government is finally allowing bikes over 150cc to be imported – but it’s ruled they can’t be used on the road.
The country has been forced to let big bikes in after joining the World Trade Organisation – but suits in the Ministry of Transport slapped the ban on bigger bikes saying " we don’t want to encourage people to go motorcycling " .