MONAGHAN GARDAÍ PLACING INCREASED EMPHASIS ON DRUG DRIVING DETECTION

23 February 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

More Gardaí were being trained to carry out tests on motorists suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, last week’s meeting of the Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee was told.

During a discussion on Garda statistics for detection of drink and drug driving offences and incidences of speeding and dangerous driving, JPC members reiterated concerns about driver behaviour on the N2. Garda Superintendent Noel Cunningham told the meeting that there were 42 drunk driving offences detected in the Monaghan District in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to…

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