Crime

Tipperary gardaí seize over 500 cars in first six months of 2019

Road deaths increase by two over same period in 2018

Tipperary Star reporter

Reporter:

Tipperary Star reporter

Email:

news@tipperarylive.ie

Tipperary gardaí seize over 500 cars in first six months of 2019

Tipperary gardaí have seized over 500 cars in first six months of 2019

The Gardaí in Tipperary have seized over 500 vehicles for various offences in the first six months of 2019, new figures reveal.

There have been 207 arrests for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, two less than the same period in 2018.

However, two more people have died on Tipperary’s roads - eight - compared to the same period last year.

In other areas, driving with mobile phone detections were at 347; the Gardaí caught 771 for speeding, with a further 599 detected by speed vans and 105 caught for no seat belt.