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Almost 8% Of Vehicles On Irish Roads Uninsured

The number of uninsured vehicles on Irish roads has reached record levels.

164,000 were recorded last year, according to figures from the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland - an increase of almost 14,000 compared with 2018.
They now account for roughly 7.6 per cent of all vehicles on our roads.
It comes as gardaí continue to trial a new automatic detection system - it's expected to be fully rolled out this year.
Head of the MIBI, David Fitzgerald, says the increasing number of uninsured vehicles on our roads is a concern

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