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Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children

One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.

GARDAÍ WERE OUT in force on the roads today with a number of cars being seized and charges issued.

In Kildare, a driver will appear in court after they were found with no tax and a false insurance disk displayed.

In Naas, a gardaí issued a fixed charge penalty notice after a motorist was caught texting on their mobile while driving 157 kilometres per hour in a 100km zone.

Meanwhile, four fixed charge penalty notices were issued to drivers over children not wearing seatbelts.

Gardaí said they also gave parents advice about booster seats.

And in Limerick, five cars were impounded – three for no insurance, one for no tax and one for no NCT.

Gardaí confirmed that summons’ would follow.

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