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POLICE OFFICERS across Europe will be conducting seatbelt checks throughout the week of 13 to 19 March. Vehicle occupants who do not wear their seatbelt will be issued with a penalty. The action is part of a Europe-wide operation co-ordinated by TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network, which takes place throughout next week.
On Wednesday March 1st, officers from the Dublin Metropolitan Regional Roads Policing Unit launched ‘Operation Enable’, a multi-agency initiative targeting the unauthorised use of disabled parking bays and disabled parking permits in Dublin city-centre. A number of other agencies were involved in the operation, including Dublin City Council, Dublin Street Parking Services and the two associations responsible for issuing disabled driving permits in Ireland, the Irish Wheelchair Association and the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland.