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Driver pulled with seatbelt chopped and stretched across car to strap up exhaust pipe

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Driver pulled with seatbelt chopped and stretched across car to strap up exhaust pipe

Gardai in Limerick pulled over a motorists on Henry Street only to find that the driver had no tax, insurance or NCT.

Further inspections of the man’s Opel found that his seatbelt had been chopped and stretched across the vehicle to make a sling for his exhaust.

According to figures from the RSA “no seatbelt” was a factor in 29% of fatal road accidents in 2015.