Jail or community service for no vehicle insurance
A motorist has been given the option of 240 hours community service instead of five months imprisonment on a charge of driving without insurance.
Evoh Chidi Peter (47), Seaview Grove, Laytown, was disqualified from driving for 10 years, and his case put back to 1 March next for a report.
The offence occurred at Cord Road, Drogheda, on 5 February last, and the court heard the defendant has previous convictions.
Solicitor Dermot Monahan said his client has no car and travels to work as a security man in Dublin where he earns €300 per-week.