Gardaí stop learner driver going bonkers speed in Tipperary
Gardaí in Tipperary stopped a learner driver driving at a speed of 204km/h on the M7 Nenagh last night.
In a tweet posted on Sunday morning (14 June), Gardaí wrote: "Incredible as it may seem! Thurles Garda Roads Policing Unit detected the driver of this car at a speed on 204km/h on the M7 Nenagh today. Driver was also a learner permit holder driving unaccompanied & had no insurance/tax."
The tweet also specified that the driver was arrested, the car seized and that court proceedings will follow.
Incredible as it may seem! Thurles Garda RPU detected the driver of this car at a speed on 204km/h on the M7 Nenagh today. Driver was also a Learner Permit holder driving unaccompanied & had No Insurance/Tax
Driver arrested/ car seized & Court to follow.#SlowDown pic.twitter.com/vHAzI2lo3f
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) June 13, 2020
Elsewhere in Ireland, the Dublin Castle Roads Policing Unit stopped a driver at a speed of 210km/h on the m50 this morning. After being apprehended the driver tested positive for cannabis and was arrested.
Dublin Castle Roads Policing Division detected a car travelling at 210 KM/H on the M50. Driver tested positive for cannabis, arrested and blood sample taken. Court proceedings to follow. #slowdown #SlowDownSaveLives pic.twitter.com/64cDXnsQKE
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) June 14, 2020