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Driving unaccompanied: Learner drivers fined total of over €100,000 for not paying fixed charge notices
Since the beginning of 2019, over 11,600 fixed charge notices have been issued to learner drivers.
Vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers over 5,000 times since Clancy Amendment enacted
The Clancy Amendment was introduced following a campaign from Noel Clancy, whose wife and daughter were killed in a road accident.
Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate
The Garda Roads Policing Unit stopped the car for a speeding offence in Roscommon town.
'I was alarmed': Mental health Minister raised concerns about content of Noel Clancy ad with RSA
Jim Daly contacted the authority after his constituents raised concerns about the ad.
Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
Gardaí said the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no insurance or NCT.
Poll: Do road safety ads have any impact on you?
The RSA has received dozens of complaints over an ad about the so-called ‘Clancy Amendment.
'A disgusting example': Road Safety Authority sent dozens of complaints over L-driver ad campaign
The ad warning learner motorists not to drive unaccompanied began airing in December.
From midnight, it's illegal for car owners to let unaccompanied learners drive their vehicle
“Unaccompanied learner driving is illegal and it is dangerous,” Minister Shane Ross said today.
Car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers to use their vehicle to face prosecution
Allowing someone who does not have a licence drive your car will also be an offence.
'Learner drivers who drive unaccompanied are breaking the law. They mustn't do it and we must enforce it'
The government is cracking down on car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers use their vehicles.