Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Ceisteanna (383)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

383. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if legislation is needed for the issuing of fixed charge notices on the roadside via the new roads policing mobile app; if so, when such legislation or statutory instrument will be introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22513/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

The current situation, whereby a Garda who detects a driving offence causes a fixed charge notice to be issued by post to a motorist works extremely well, with more than 80% compliance on issue of the first fixed charge notice.

As the new mobile road policing app does not have the capacity to issue fixed charge notices, no changes to exiting legal provisions are required at this time.