Gardai seize delivery van for being almost three tonnes over legal weight
Gardai have seized a delivery van for being almost three tonnes over the legal weight.
According to Garda Traffic, the van was taken by the DMR South Roads Policing Unit to a weighbridge on suspicion of being overweight.
It was found to be 2620kg (or almost 3 tonnes) over, with a total weight recorded as 6120kg or approximately 7 tonnes.
A Fixed Charge Penalty Notice was issued to the driver.
A man falsely told gardaí he had pulled in to get petrol at a garage in Granard after being stopped over 20km from his home during Level 5 lockdown, a court has heard.
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