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Police conducted a special control operation last week, focusing on heavy traffic. Officers detected 270 violations of driving times and rest periods. The journey of 14 vehicles was completely interrupted due to the poor condition of the vehicle. A total of 122 penalties were issued for these offences.
A man was jailed for three months by a Dublin District Court and fined €5,600 on 22 September, for illegally posting signs on street furniture in the Dublin area. The conviction was part of an ongoing operation by members of the Dublin Metropolitan Regional Roads Policing Unit, to address the issue of ‘Distracted Driving’ by tackling those responsible for illegally posting advertisement signs on traffic lights and other street furniture.