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"I'm tired of seeing how my wife gets fined every month [by traffic police], while big bosses in huge cars blow past you [on the highway] at 200 kilometres an hour."

Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda following a September 3 meeting with Interior Minister Ivan Šimko. The PM, who was involved in a serious car crash in Yugoslavia August 31, has said he wants the Interior Ministry to get tougher on dangerous driving, and to rethink the transport of top state officials.


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