Eight cars a day are being seized in Ireland due to unaccompanied Learner Drivers

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It has been reported that an average of eight vehicles a day have been seized by Gardaí from unaccompanied learner drivers in the past two months.

According to RTE, between 22 December 2018 and 10 February 2019 a total of 337 vehicles were seized from learner drivers because they were not accompanied by a person holding a full driving licence.

A new law came into effect on 21 December of 2018, which stated that any car owner that allows a learner driver to use their car unaccompanied will face fines or a jail sentence.

-Noah Harte