Tuesday 17 January 2017

Paul Melia: Dangerous drivers cruising through loophole

Published 25/08/2010 | 05:00

THE 250,000 motorists who have escaped penalty points because of legal loopholes are the ones who put all law-abiding motorists at risk.

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They drive in clapped-out old bangers that aren't roadworthy, they park and drive dangerously, flee from accident scenes and don't carry insurance, pushing up your premium.

But despite the best efforts of gardai to tackle these offenders, they're walking out of court with nothing more than a fine, free to reoffend.

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