No in­sur­ance

Wicklow People - - NEWS -

A MAN who could not af­ford to pay the high pre­mium of his car in­sur­ance has been put off the road at Ark­low Dis­trict Court.

John Fitz­patrick of 69 Ruan­beg Av­enue, Ruan­beg, Kil­dare, was charged with driv­ing with­out in­sur­ance, no li­cence and fail­ure to pro­duce doc­u­ments af­ter he was stopped by gar­daí at Lug­duff, Ti­na­hely, on Oc­to­ber 17, 2016.

The court heard that the de­fen­dant had a valid in­sur­ance pol­icy in place for a num­ber of years but it lapsed when he was un­able to af­ford to pay for it.

A fine of €400 and a three-month driv­ing ban were im­posed.

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