Car seized in Cork after disqualified driver 'declined to engage' at checkpoint

Car seized in Cork after disqualified driver 'declined to engage' at checkpoint

An Garda Síochána in West Cork have seized a car after a driver attempted to avoid a checkpoint this afternoon.

An Garda Síochána in West Cork have seized a car after a driver attempted to avoid a checkpoint this afternoon.

The Road Policing Unit in the West Cork Division was carrying out a checkpoint when a “shy motorist declined to engage” and attempted a three-point turn.

The motorist was stopped and following checks on the Garda Mobility Device, it transpired that the driver was disqualified.

Gardaí seized the car and the driver will face a longer disqualification.

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