Penalty points and the lessons of Caesar's wife

Sam Smyth
May 2013
Mail on Sunday;5/19/2013, p20
TWO district judges had penalty points cancelled, each more than once, by 'authorised officers' who are senior members of the Garda. Each judge must have offered a reasonable and proper explanation of their illegal driving that satisfied the authorised officer who deleted their penalty points.


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