Gardaí to begin scanning for uninsured drivers

Over 100 Garda cars are equipped to scan number plates

31st July, 2016
Gardaí will now possess new cameras to catch uninsured drivers PIc: RollingNews.ie

Gardaí will be able to use automatic number plate recognition cameras to catch uninsured drivers under the terms of a new law.

Over 100 Garda cars are equipped to scan number plates and cross-check them against the motor insurance database - but the system has not been used for for the past two years, because the motor insurance database was not up to date and was wrongly flagging almost 1.1 million of the 2.4...

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