Luxury car owners fined for driving through protected area of Šumava National Park

Owners of luxury cars who were part of a motorcade that drove through a protected area of Šumava National Park in September each received a fine of 4,000 crowns, commercial broadcaster TV Nova reports. According to the station, a highly-placed member of the police presidium was the only one not penalized, on the grounds that he could only be punished by his direct superior. The park’s representatives originally suggested that fines could go as high as 50,000 per driver. None of those fined has appealed the decision.

Author: Jan Velinger