Gardai on duty at traffic checkpoint.
There were more than 11,800 penalty point offences in Laois last year with while more than 3,361 penalty point endorsements were issued to drivers in Laois.
As for endorsements, 3,361 were issued to Laois drivers - 2,112 to men, 1,249 to women. Speeding was the main reason for penalty point endorsements followed by mobile phone use.
Nationally, during 2016, a total of 198,844 penalty point endorsement notices were issued, a decrease of 20.3% on the previous year.
See below penalty point details in charts for Laois other counties and nationally:
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