June 22, 2024

An Inishowen farmer has been fined in Courtroom after being present in breach of the regulation over tyre tread depth whereas taking a load of sheep to a mart.

Philip Faulkner was on his option to the mart when he was stopped at a checkpoint manned by gardai and the Street Security Authority on June 16, 2022.

Sergeant Vincent Muldoon gave proof to Letterkenny District Courtroom this week. Sergeant Muldoon stated he stopped a car which was towing a trailer carrying sheep at 2.50pm at Listillion, Letterkenny.

An RSA inspector was current when Sergeant Muldoon stopped the car.

The 2 rear tyres had been beneath the authorized restrict, the treads measuring 1.3m and 0.7m. Sergeant Muldoon stated the sheep needed to be taken from the trailer and placed on a unique trailer to be taken to the mart.

Solicitor Mr Kieran O’Gorman stated his consumer, a 70-year-old of Tullynagin, Redcastle, had by no means been in hassle earlier than. He stated it was ‘too late’ when Faulkner realised that he may have paid a effective.

Choose Éiteáin Cunningham fined Faulkner €160 on a cost for every tyre and allowed 5 months to pay.

Inishowen farmer fined for bald tyres on option to mart was final modified: November fifteenth, 2023 by Workers Author