Donegal group PARC call for crack down on L plate drivers

Donegal road safety group PARC has hit out at the low level of enforcement on learner driver laws.

Operation Learner Driver was a day of action by gardai carried out on the 19th April this year.

In this area -  of 137 stopped 61 were unaccompanied while 51 had no Lplates. 84 were issued with a caution while proceedings were commenced against just one driver.

PARC spokesperson Susan Gray says the law needs to be enforced, she added that when a fine is issued for Learner Driver offences, it is well below the maximum sanction allowed:

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