Driver 'over 50km from home' on a non-essential journey with dangerously bald tyres fined

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Over 50km from home and driving with dangerously bald tyres

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Gardai stopped a driver at a checkpoint at Moyvalley and found he was 50km from home on a non essential journey.

He was also driving a vehicle with worn tyres when he was stopped by the Naas Roads Policing Unit who were conducting a multi agency checkpoint on the R148.  A fine was issued.