The Roads Policing Unit stopped the vehicle yesterday.
A motorist in Laois has been caught using fake registration plates to evade gardaí.
The Laois Roads Policing Unit stopped the vehicle outside Abbeyleix yesterday.
After some enquiries it was discovered that the driver had put UK registration plates on the vehicle to hide the fact that it had no tax or insurance since 2015.
The vehicle was seized and the driver is scheduled to appear in court.