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Roads Policing Units In Midlands Kept Busy Last Weekend

A number of detections were made across Laois and Offaly.

Gardaí in the midlands have made a number of arrests for road traffic offences at the weekend. 

Among those was a motorist caught speeding 47kmph over the limit on a rural road in Offaly. 

A disqualified driver was detected travelling at 155kmph on the M7 on Sunday morning. 

They've since been arrested and charged to appear before Portlaoise District Court. 

A number of fines were also handed out by police on a stretch of road in Offaly. 

The roads policing unit is highlighting one incident of a motorist clocked at 127kmph in the 80kmph zone. 

And in Laois an unaccompanied learner driver was arrested in Mountmellick after failing a roadside drugs test. 

They tested positive for cannabis and their car was seized. 

Gardaí have commenced court proceedings against the driver. 

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