Friday 24 November 2017

Colette Browne: Ross takes another wrong turn in crusade to score just one win

Gardaí simulate a drink driving breath test with actors portraying the suspect and his family in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo credit: Julien Behal/PA
Gardaí simulate a drink driving breath test with actors portraying the suspect and his family in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo credit: Julien Behal/PA
Colette Browne

Colette Browne

Been caught speeding recently? If Shane Ross has his way, your name could soon be added to a list of other offenders and posted publicly for the delectation of your nosy neighbours.

You wouldn't think it if you listened to Mr Ross, but the penalties for drink driving in this country are already pretty stiff.

The vast majority will receive an automatic driving ban, which can be up to six years long, and a hefty fine.

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