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30 Nov 2021

Motorist displaying illegally altered tax disc caught by Kilkenny gardaí

Crafty motorist caught with altered tax disc by Kilkenny gardaí

Picture: Garda Síochána Waterford/Kilkenny/Carlow

Gardaí from Unit C Kilkenny on routine patrol checked a vehicle showing tax expired 04/2021 using the Mobility Device.

Upon stopping the vehicle, they found the tax displayed on the windscreen was showing 04/2022.

Closer examination of the disc revealed that it had been altered and was in fact the 04/2021 disc with a neatly applied second '2' (see below).

The vehicle was seized under Section 41 of the Road Traffic Act and enquiries are ongoing.

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