UK driver avoids speeding ticket, gets fined for flipping off camera in celebration

A defiant driver in the UK celebrated beating a velocity camera by flipping the chicken — solely to get ticketed for the obscene gesture as an alternative.

Ben Baron, 44, told The Sun that he gleefully caught up each center fingers whereas passing the “hotspot” velocity camera in Lincolnshire, which had busted him earlier than.

“I knew I used to be being filmed flipping the finger, however I used to be celebrating being underneath the restrict,” he defined to the UK paper.

“I did a celebratory double-flipping, two-handed, which is clearly now resulting in the prosecution,” he added, guessing that the camera operator “took it a bit personally.”

However little did he know he’d get slapped with a superb anyway — for not having “correct management” of the car.

Baron mentioned the ticket and photographs, which had been mailed to his residence, left him “in tears of laughter.”

“It’s so humorous – I’m completely happy to pay the superb,” he advised The Solar.

Whereas the superb quantity has but to be set, Baron has already tried to boost cash with a web based fundraiser titled, “Assist me pay my superb for sticking it to the person.”

Ben Barson said he was happy to pay the fine for the middle finger incident.
Barson mentioned he was completely happy to pay the superb for the incident.
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To this point it has but to catch on, nevertheless — and he’s solely raised $200 out of his goal of just about $1,400, which he believes is probably going the utmost superb.

“Hopefully folks with a humorousness will donate,” he advised The Solar. “I’ll pay the superb off then give the remaining to charity if there’s something left.”