Gardai in Donegal seized a jeep after discovering tax was out of date for over 11 years
Gardaí in Donegal seized a jeep on Easter Sunday, after discovering that the tax on the vehicle had expired over 11 years ago.
The incident happened after a motorist was stopped outside Ballyshannon this morning.
Vehicle owners are being given some wriggle room when it comes to motor tax due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. However, in this case, the Gardaí say the lapse in tax is unacceptable.
Highlighting the incident on the Garda Facebook page, a Garda spokesperson said: “We understand that some matters cannot be dealt with at the moment but this is just not acceptable! Please ensure that your car is taxed and insured and in a roadworthy condition before taking to the roads.”
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