This photo was posted on the @GardaTraffic twitter account
GARDAI seized five vehicles during an operation in Dooradoyle this Wednesday morning.
The vehicles were impounded under the provisions of the Road Traffic Act after a number of offences were detected at a garda checkpoint near the Crescent Shopping Centre.
A spokesperson said three of the vehicles were not insured, one had no Motor Tax while one did not have a valid NCT.
After being seized, all of the vehicles were taken to a secure impound where their owners will have to pay a release fee to get them back.
It is understood that court summonses will be issued in relation to the offences.
Limerick Garda Checkpoint at Dooradoyle. 5 cars impounded. 3 no insurance, 1 no tax , 1 no nct . Summons to follow pic.twitter.com/mjcGiEWvMC— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) February 15, 2017
Separately, fixed penalty notices (€60) have been issued to a number of motorists who are accused of driving with children who were not wearing seatbelts.
The detections were made by gardai attached to Mayorstone station who mounted a checkpoint this Wednesday morning.
Mayorstone Gdai checkpoint. Advice given to parents about booster seats etc. 4 FCPNs issued to drivers for children not wearing seatbelt pic.twitter.com/Lvg2LG7rIn— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) February 15, 2017
A number of drivers were also advised about the proper use of booster seats.