PARC welcomes first prosecution since since penalty points loophole closure

susanparcThe Donegal based chairperson of the Road Safety Group PARC has welcomed confirmation of the very first cases of drivers being prosecuted for failing to present their licences in court.

A loophole has been closed which allowed drivers who were given penalty points in court but did not have their driving licence with them, to not have the points recorded, and effectively escape punishment.

Susan Grey of PARC says they will be in court in Dublin to see the the prosecutions first hand - she says it is an important step in the right direction: