British Tourist Racks Up $47,000 In Traffic Fines Within Hours In Dubai A tourist reportedly got ticketed by traffic cameras in a span of only about four hours while driving a luxury rental car in Dubai.
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British Tourist Racks Up $47,000 In Traffic Fines Within Hours In Dubai

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British Tourist Racks Up $47,000 In Traffic Fines Within Hours In Dubai

British Tourist Racks Up $47,000 In Traffic Fines Within Hours In Dubai

British Tourist Racks Up $47,000 In Traffic Fines Within Hours In Dubai

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A tourist reportedly got ticketed by traffic cameras in a span of only about four hours while driving a luxury rental car in Dubai.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. A British tourist was visiting Dubai. He rented a luxury car and, in four hours, racked up traffic fines totaling $47,000. How? Well, he was speeding - really speeding - like, 150 miles an hour on a busy Dubai street. And he triggered every single speed camera. The dealership that rented the car actually worries they'll have to pay if he leaves the country, but they have his passport, and they said, just keep that car till you settle up. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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