Wow that was expensive! In Sweden the cap for speeding is 4000 SEK about 333 Pounds. But they can also withdraw your license.
About the article I think once again we have an American that doesn´t know that Sweden and Switzerland is two different countrys. I thought after the world championships in ice hockey a couple of years ago when Sweden faced Switzerland in the finals even the Americans would wake up… Guess not.
A man heading home from Germany to Sweden would be going north through Denmark and then to Sweden. Switzerland is south of Germany.