High speed learner driver on motorway in Midlands arrested on dangerous driving charge
An unaccompanied learner driver was arrested gardai on a motorway in the Midlands after driving at high speed in rush hour during bad weather on Slow Down Day.
Gardai say the Laois Roads Policing Unit conducted a speed check on the M7 on Friday evening when they detected a vehicle travelling at 170kph in heavy traffic and wet weather conditions.
Gardai say the vehicle was stopped and the driver was discovered to be a Learner Driving Permit holder who was also driving unaccompanied.
Gardai say they arrested the driver and charged the person with Dangerous Driving. The car was seized.
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