Speedy Portuguese ministers raise campaigners' wrath

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LISBON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Lisbon's streets have been strewn with smashed-up cars to shock some of Europe's worst drivers out of their complacency, but campaigners said on Monday government ministers were setting a shoddy example themselves. Portugal's economy minister was caught speeding at 212 km per hour (133 miles per hour) two weeks ago -- outdoing his predecessor who was caught at a mere 180 kph. "How can we respect the law when those who make the law have no respect for it," ...

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