MEP wants blitz on ‘boy racers’

Northwest MEP Jim Higgins says he cannot understand why gardai are not using powers available to them to get so called boy racers off the country's roads.

Mr Higgin's says recent  changes in the law mean that a number of modification associated with the cars driven by boy racers, not least noisy exhausts are illegal.

He is urging the gardai to take action and has also praised the recent comments from Fr John Welsh, the parish priest of Buncrana on the issue of road safety:

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