Learner caught doing over 160kph on M8 near Cahir

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A number of vehicles were detected travelling in excess of 145km/h on the M8 by Gardaí in Cahir yesterday.

This included a learner permit holder travelling in excess of 167km/h following which a prosecution has commenced.

Later in the day Gardaí from Cahir were alerted to a vehicle by ANPR technology which they subsequently stopped.

The driver was found to be a learner permit holder driving with no insurance. The vehicle was seized and a court appearance will follow for the motorist.