Gardai­ plan crackdown on learner drivers

Gardai are planning an enforcement blitz against learner drivers after it emerged they were involved in 64 fatal accidents over the past five years.

23rd February, 2014

Gardaiare planning an enforcement blitz against learner drivers after it emerged they were involved in 64 fatal accidents over the past five years.

There has been a gradual drop in the number of learner drivers losing their lives or being involved in collisions where other drivers died. In 2009, 23 were involved in fatal accidents but this figure dropped to eight last year.

But the Road Safety Authority believes that the figure is still too high and gardaí...

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