23 Jan 2022

Learner tractor driver was doing this when stopped by gardai

Mobile talking tractor driving learner stopped and silenced in Laois

Learner tractor driver was doing this when stopped by gardai

A learner tractor driver in the Midlands was found to breaking the rules of the road when stopped by gardaí in the county.

The Laois Offaly Garda Division issued a statement after stopping the learner.

"Laois Roads Policing Unit on patrol today in south Laois stopped a Learner Permit holder who was driving a tractor and towing farm machinery while holding a mobile phone," said the gardaí.

A Fixed Charge Notice was issued to the driver added the guards.

Apart from the road safety issue, gardaí also so it is a farm safety reminder to people working in agriculture.

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