08 Aug 2022

Speeding HGV driver stopped in Laois with expired licence

Speeding HGV driver stopped in Laois with expired licence

Credit: Laois Offaly Gardai

Laois Gardai discovered a speeding truck driver was using an expired licence. 

It transpired the driver, who had been caught speeding earlier in the day, a licence which expired over a year earlier.  

Gardai posted a picture on social media and stated: “Laois Roads Policing Unit on patrol today stopped this HGV for a speeding offence on the N80 at Milltown, Ballylinan."

The driver whose licence was "out of date over a year informed Gardaí that it was the second time today they had been stopped for a speeding offence. A numbers of Tachograph offences were also detected. Court proceedings commenced.”

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