Fortkörning, hur länge kommer mitt körkort vara indraget?
Hej, I was stopped by police for speeding, on a 50 road I was going 90, normally I never drive like that and always follow the rules, but here I want to pass the big lorry on the road as small stones and sand were blasting from behind, so I change the lane and accelerate, I was surprised that it was 90, as I do not look on speedometer, and I was sure that I am not going more then 70 , as I want to pass it and do not disturb other traffic, but police is right my speed was to high, so they took my license on place, today I get fine which I will pay, cause I agreed with them, but my question is what penalty I will get form Transportstyrelsen, as it my first traffic fine on my driver license that been issued around 2 years ago with passing before all the tests and on basis that I have non European driver license for 10 years? Thank you
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You write that your license was issued about two years ago, I am going to assume that it was licensed more than two years ago. If it was licensed less than two years ago there is a probationary period which means that your license will be revoked.
Penalty from Transportstyrelsen
When a driver's license is revoked there will be a disqualification period, which is decided by Transportstyrelsen (3 § 5 chapter Körkortslagen (1998:488)). The disqualification time depends on the traffic rules that were disobeyed, your need for a driver's license and how you have behaved in the traffic before.
If a driving license is revoked due to speeding, the minimum disqualification period is one month and the maximum is three years. Normally, on a road with a speed limit higher than 40 km/h, where the driver is going 31-40 km/h too fast the license will be disqualified for two months. This of course depends on the situation and the conditions regarding the specific violation.
Hope this answers your question!
Best regards,Filippa Nielsen Norelind
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