Convicted drink-drivers could be allowed drive to work

Junior transport minister Brendan Griffin has asked officials to study a system currently operating in New Zealand whereby a person banned from driving can apply for a limited licence that would them to drive for specific reasons at specific times

3rd March, 2019
Junior transport minister Brendan Griffin and Minister for Transport Shane Ross

The government is examining proposals to allow convicted drink-drivers who are banned from the road to get an exemption so that they can drive to work, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

Junior transport minister Brendan Griffin has asked officials to study a system currently operating in New Zealand whereby a person banned from driving can apply for a limited licence that would them to drive for specific reasons at specific times. “I have asked...

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