Tractor impounded after gardaí discovered it had not been taxed or insured in 15 years

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Tractor impounded after gardaí discovered it had not been taxed or insured in 15 years

The tractor which was impounded by gardai this week.

With a large volume of tractors on the roads over summer it is worth remembering that tractors are subject to the same tax and insurance requirements as all other road vehicles.

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If you are in doubt that gardai are enforcing these rules, then look at this example from Wexford this week highlighted on the @gardatraffic twitter feed.

A Wexford Road Policing Unit stopped a tractor which had oil leaking from the engine.

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When checking the details they found the vehicle hadn't been taxed or insured since 2004.

The tractor was immediately impounded.

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