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Learner Motorists in Wicklow Warned Vehicles Will Be Seized If They Are Caught Driving Unaccompanied

 Almost 8 vehicles a day have been seized from unaccompanied provisional licence drivers since the introduction of new legislation since late last year.

According to the Irish Times, in one case, a youth stopped driving in south Dublin had no licence, tax or insurance and told gardaí he had bought the car for €90.

377 cars driven by unaccompanied learner drivers have been seized since December the 22nd last. 

According to the Irish Times, in one case, a youth stopped driving in south Dublin had no licence, tax or insurance and told gardaí he had bought the car for €90.

In another incident, a motorist who was stopped because of a faulty rear light, was an unaccompanied learner driver who had taken off his L-plates before driving.

Another unaccompanied learner driver failed a roadside breath test and was found to be over the legal alcohol limit, while a learner motorist was detected in County Kildare travelling at 115kilometers and hour in a 50kilometer zone, while driving unaccompanied.

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