The Autobahn is widely considered as being the Holy Grail of high-speed motoring without breaking the law as it’s essentially the only public road in the world where you can push your car to the maximum without risking a huge fine.

However, there’s a common misconception about Germany’s glorious highway as many think it’s completely devoid of speed limits. Long story short – it’s not.

The driver of a second-generation BMW X5 learned that the hard way by entering a section of the Autobahn without taking into consideration the speed restriction. Caught by the speed camera doing 11 km/h (7 mph) above the 70 km/h (44 mph) limit, the 26-year-old SUV driver would’ve normally received an easily manageable €20 fine.

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Man Gives Speeding Camera The Finger - Gets Rewarded With A Fine 75 Times The Norm

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