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European Consumer Centre (ECC) Italy Bolzano office


Driving in Italy - Traffic Fines and Toll Many European consumers on holiday in Italy like to explore the country on board of their own or a hired car. When they return home from Italy, they sometimes receive a letter containing a traffic fine or a payment request for an unpaid toll.

24.11.2016 - Traffic fines abroad: Implementation and enforcement in Italy

In March of this year Italy has also implemented the Framework Decision of the Council of the European Union (2005/214 /JI) on the mutual recognition of fines by legislative decree no. 37 of 2016. The European Consumer Center Italy (ECC) provides clarity as to what is actually changing for the people having residence or income in Italy and receiving a traffic fine from abroad.