Jump in number of penalty points issued last year

 

More than 191,000 penalty-point notices were issued to drivers last year.
It’s an increase of 14,000 on 2018, according to new Freedom of Information figures.
64 percent of last year’s offences relate to speeding, while 27,000 notices were issued for holding a mobile phone while driving.
Brian Farrell, from the Road Safety Authority, says the new figures are disappointing:

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