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Longford gardaí arrest driver for drug driving

Jan 13, 2023 11:43 By Shannonside News
Longford gardaí arrest driver for drug driving
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The unaccompanied learner driver was also caught travelling at 94kph in a 50kph zone and claimed they were running late to a driving lesson.

Local Gardaí have arrested a driver in the Longford area for drug driving.

The motorist was initially pulled over for travelling at 94 kilometres per hour in a 50 kilometre per hour zone on the Dublin road outside the town.

The driver also turned out to be an unaccompanied learner driver, who claimed they were late to a driving lesson.

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After a roadside drug test which turned up a positive result for cannabis, they were arrested.

They'll face a court date in the coming months.

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