Offaly driver breaking four laws when stopped by gardaí for unsafe load
Gardaí in Offaly have commenced court proceedings against a driver after they were found to be breaking a number of road traffic laws at the weekend.
Offaly Roads Policing Unit stopped this vehicle for unsafe load. Vehicle had no tax, No DOE and driver was not wearing a safety belt. No safety chain/break away cable on trailer either. Court proceedings commenced, FCN’s to be issued. Always transport goods safely. pic.twitter.com/QGtrhdqhbU— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 13, 2019
The driver was pulled over by Roads Policing gardaí at the weekend as a result of an unsafe load of bales. The trailer was found to have no breakaway cable or chain.
During the road traffic stop, the vehicle was also found to have no tax or valid DOE, while the driver was also found not to be wearing a seatbelt.
A fixed charge notice has been issued.