Longford gardaí impound HGV with serious structural defects
Longford gardaí impounded a HGV with serious structural defects yesterday.
During a joint operation on Thursday, the Longford Roads Policing unit along with the Road Safety Authority, stopped a HGV.
The vehicle was found to have serious structural defects and was impounded.
Court proceedings will follow.
Longford Roads Policing carried out a joint operation today with the RSA— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) August 25, 2022
This HGV was found to have serious structural defects and so the vehicle was impounded
Court proceedings to follow #SaferRoads pic.twitter.com/oPQD80XzKB
Gardaí attached to the Longford Roads Policing Unit stopped this vehicle in Longford Town.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) August 19, 2022
The driver was an unaccompanied learner driver who then tested positive for Cannabis. The driver was arrested and the vehicle impounded.#SaferRoads pic.twitter.com/NuXF72FDil
Meanwhile, last Friday, August 19, gardaí attached to the Longford Roads Policing Unit stopped an unaccompanied learner driver who tested positive cannabis.
The State has been warned it will have to “start explaining” why charges against two men accused of being found with almost €8.5m of cocaine after it was flown into a Co Longford airstrip earlier this month is not in a position to proceed.
The driver was arrested and the vehicle impounded.
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