Gardai nab 'repeat offender' driver for no tax at Coolock checkpoint

By Kim oLeary

A motorist with no tax had their car seized for having no tax at a garda checkpoint in Coolock over the weekend.

It was not the first time that the motorist was driving without tax on their car.

Taking to social media, An Garda Siochana said: "This repeat offender had his car seized for no tax again after he turned back from a checkpoint at Coolock Sunday evening."

Motorists are obliged by law to pay motor tax to drive their vehicle.

They must also display evidence that they have have paid with a disc on the vehicle's windscreen.

Failure to display a current tax disc on your vehicle is considered a motoring offence

It will result in a €60 fixed-charge fine issued by a traffic warden or a Garda.

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