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Local Gardaí issue warning over dangers posed by defective tyres

Aug 11, 2021 11:08 By Shannonside News
Local Gardaí issue warning over dangers posed by defective tyres Local Gardaí issue warning over dangers posed by defective tyres
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Those convicted of driving a vehicle with defective tyres could see up to four penalty points and a fixed penalty fine of €120

Local Gardaí are warning motorists over the dangers of defective vehicles following a number of detections in the region in recent days.

During a checkpoint conducted in Roscommon town yesterday, members of the local roads policing unit stopped two defective vehicles.

Both vehicles were found to have damaged tyres, with the drivers receiving Fixed Charge Penalty Notices

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According to Gardaí, defective tyres are the most likely car part that could contribute to the cause of a road traffic accident.

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