Kildare gardai stop learner driver who was on the phone while driving vehicle with four bald tyres and no tax

Car seized

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Kildare gardai stop learner driver who was on the phone while driving vehicle with four bald tyres and no tax

One of the tyres in question. Photo courtesy of Garda twitter

Earlier today, gardai stopped a motorist who was driving whilst holding a mobile phone in South Kildare. 

The Naas Roads Policing Unit found the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no L plates displayed.

They also discovered that the tax was out for 460 days and the car had four bald tyres. The vehicle was then seized and several fixed charge penalty notices were issued as well as penalty points.