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03/08/2021

Mobile talking tractor driving learner stopped and silenced in Laois

Mobile talking tractor driving learner stopped and silenced in Laois

A tractor driver in Laois found out about the rules of the road when stopped by gardaí in the county.

The Laois Offaly Garda Division issued a statement after stopping the learner.

"Laois Roads Policing Unit on patrol today in south Laois stopped a Learner Permit holder who was driving a tractor and towing farm machinery while holding a mobile phone," said the gardaí.

A Fixed Charge Notice was issued to the driver added the guards.

Apart from the road safety issue, gardaí also so it is a farm safety reminder to people working in agriculture.

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