Speeding motorist overtook unmarked Garda car on continuous white line

Leinster Express Reporter


Leinster Express Reporter

Speeding motorist overtook unmarked Garda car


While on patrol in an unmarked patrol vehicle near Carbury, Co Kildare, Gardaí attached to Naas RPU were overtaken on a continuous white line by a speeding vehicle.

The vehicle was pursued and stopped by gardaí a short distance away.

The driver was issued with a Fixed Charge Penalty Notice. 

Yesterday, Naas Roads Policing Unit detected an unaccompanied learner driver speeding at 130km in a 100km zone with no L plates.

The vehicle was impounded and a Fixed Charge Penalty Notice was issued.

All Learner/Novice drivers who accumulate seven Penalty Points are automatically disqualified for six months. 

Meanwhile a driver detected speeding at 172km on the M4 last September by Naas Roads Policing Unit appeared before the courts in the past few days.

The driver was convicted, received a two year disqualification and a €700 fine.