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750 Drivers Disqualified In The Midlands In 2019

The figures were released by The Department Of Transport.

Just under 750 drivers in the Midlands were disqualified in 2019. 

8 in 10 of those had their licenses removed by the courts - the remainder lost their right to drive because of accumulated penalty points. 

The highest number ordered off the road was in Laois at 286, Westmeath had 236 and Offaly, the lowest total, at 224. 

Director of Consumer Affairs at AA Ireland, Conor Faughnan, says speeding is still the most common offence:

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