Penalty points loophole to be closed by end of year

first_img Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Penalty points loophole to be closed by end of year Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A loophole in enforcement of the law that allows convicted motorists to escape penalty points will be closed by the end of the year, the head of the Courts Service has promised.new figures reveal just a third of the 31,664 drivers convicted of the motoring offences in court since the beginning of 2013 had points recorded on their licence.The rest escaped penalty points by failing to produce their licence to gardai or in court.Susan Gray, the Donegal based founder of the road safety campaign group PARC, says it’s a loophole that needed to be closed:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/sgray830.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter By News Highland – July 23, 2014 Twittercenter_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire News Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Google+ Previous articleBono’s daughter Eve may hit the big screen with Tom HanksNext articleBradley Cooper to wed? News Highland last_img read more