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For conclusive advice on the payment of traffic fines received as a result of a trip abroad, I recommend contacting motoring organisations, embassies or the police in your country of origin.
Any and all advice I have provided to others has been and is provided informally – I am not an authority, and have not made any claim to be.
The advantage of this option is that appeals to Italian justices of the peace are more likely to be successful – indeed, a good lawyer should be able to give you an idea as to whether an appeal is likely to succeed or not, before it goes to court.
Italian justices of the peace do sometimes annul or reduce fines, but do not always double them.
You never know nowadays and this blog is public (Indeed, I have now been lucky enough to have been accused of being a scammer, I am not, but see the comments below and make up your own mind.) Now you can read this post… Watch out for this: Hertz Italia in Rome appear to have been trying to charge people for processing fines which never existed.
Beware – see this: HERTZ ITALIANA SPA ROMA Complaints & Reviews – Verbale fine on line. While chatting with a tourism business operator in Tuscany today May 25, 2013, I was told that car rental companies now have a database which shows if you have not paid fines received for driving offences in Italy or in other parts of Europe.