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Ireland Driver with no tax and L plates found to be using provisional licence for 23 YEARS

21:40  22 january  2020
21:40  22 january  2020 Source:   extra.ie

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a sign on the side of a building: The driver was stopped by Gardai in Drogheda after they were observed driving while not wearing a seat belt. Pic: Shutterstock © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland The driver was stopped by Gardai in Drogheda after they were observed driving while not wearing a seat belt. Pic: Shutterstock A driver is facing court after they were found to have been driving on a provisional licence for 23 years.

The driver was stopped by Gardai in Drogheda after they were observed driving while not wearing a seat belt.

Officers then discovered that there were no L plates displayed on the car, and the vehicle had not been taxed.

Upon further inspection of the driver’s credentials, officers then discovered that the driver had been using the provision for 20 years longer than is allowed.

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a car parked in a parking lot: Officers discovered that the driver had been using the provision for 20 years longer than is allowed. Pic: An Garda Siochana/Twitter © Provided by Extra.ie Officers discovered that the driver had been using the provision for 20 years longer than is allowed. Pic: An Garda Siochana/Twitter

A spokesperson said: ‘Dundalk R.P.U. observed a driver not wearing a seat belt in Drogheda today.

‘It turned out the driver was driving unaccompanied on provisional license for 23 YEARS !!!!!! Driver did not have L plates displayed, no tax. Vehicle seized and prosecution to follow.’

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