May 23, 2024

A Donegal man has been postpone the highway after being caught drink driving.

Alan Vial appeared at Letterkenny District Court docket on Thursday. Vial pleaded responsible to expenses of drink driving and driving with out insurance coverage.

The 38-year-old, with an deal with of Drumanoo, Killybegs, was introduced earlier than Letterkenny District Court docket from Castlerea Jail, the place he’s presently being held in custody in reference to one other matter.

The court docket heard that gardai responded to a single automobile highway site visitors accident at Meenakillew, Killybegs at 9.10pm on Might 26, 2022.

A blue Toyota Avenus was in a drain off the highway. Vial failed a road-side breath check and a subsequent check at Glenties garda station confirmed a focus of 174 micrograms of alcohol per 100 milligrammes of breath.

Sergeant Jim Collins advised the court docket that Vial was ‘totally cooperative’ and there have been ‘no points’ with the accused on the day in query.

The court docket heard that Vial has no earlier issues for no insurance coverage.

Mr Patsy Gallagher, solicitor for Vial, stated the insurance coverage matter couldn’t be clarified as a result of his shopper’s ‘present residence’. He stated Vial had given agency instruction to take care of the matter.

Since he went into custody earlier this 12 months, Vial has gone again to the gymnasium and has begun programs in jail.

Mr Gallagher stated there was by no means any indication that these issues can be contested.

For driving with out insurance coverage, Vial was convicted and fined €150 and disqualified from driving for 2 years. On the drink-driving cost, Vial was convicted and fined €150 and postpone the highway for 2 years. The driving bans are to run concurrently.

Man postpone the highway for drink driving was final modified: November 2nd, 2023 by Employees Author