Donegal Gardai target young male drivers in holiday weekend clampdown

Gardai in Donegal are warning drivers that extra checkpoints will in place over the October holiday weekend in a bid to clamp down on speeding and drink or drug driving.

Inspector Michael Harrison, head of the Traffic Corps in Donegal, says the target in the county this weekend is young male drivers.

He says any passengers with concerns about driver behaviour should get out of that car as quickly as possible.

Inspector Harrison is urging parents to tell their children to ring them if they need a lift, and says the concerned passengers should contact gardai using the Tough Love text line on 087 980 9999........

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