Friday February 28, 2020

Legal loophole sees 2,000 speeding cases dropped

Gardai are believed to have dropped more than 2,000 speeding prosecutions because of a legal loophole identified in a High Court ruling.

16th April, 2005

Gardai are believed to have dropped more than 2,000 speeding prosecutions because of a legal loophole identified in a High Court ruling.

The prosecutions relate to motorists caught by laser guns before the last week of January.

The loophole emerged when a court found that the monitoring device, called the Ultralyte 100 laser gun, did not produce a written or other permanent record of the speeding breach.

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