Cameras in Dublin will monitor truck ban

Tomorrow will see almost 200 cameras ensuring five-axle trucks do not enter Dublin city centre from 7am to 7pm without permits.

17th February, 2007

The cameras will be monitored by Dublin City Council staff. There will be 170 CCTV cameras in the city centre and 23 newly-erected cameras along the limits of the city centre which runs along the Royal and Grand canals.

Gardaý will carry out random checks on HGVs (heavy goods vehicles) in the city from tomorrow. Truckers without a permit will be fined €800 for a first offence and €1,500 for a second offence and will face imprisonment...

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