Mc Hugh wants comprehensive analysis of penalty point figures

first_img Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – August 5, 2011 Google+ Newsx Adverts The number of drivers getting penalty points for speeding is on the increase, with figures for this year expected to surpass the numbers caught speeding in 2010.The figures, obtained from a Dail question by Donegal North East Deputy Joe McHugh, show that in the first six months of this year over 96,000 drivers have received penalty points for speeding. The total for 2010 was 131,000.In  Donegal, 3,793 drivers were given points for speeding last year – In the first six months of this year, the figure is 2,039.Deputy Mc Hugh says this suggests the vans are working, but he wants to see more comprehensive analysis of all relevant data before jumping to conclusions……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/joespeed.mp3[/podcast] Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter Mc Hugh wants comprehensive analysis of penalty point figures Facebook Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articlePossible Armada vessel off Burtonport to be exploredNext articleFamily lawyer calls for tighter “Home Alone” guidelines News Highland Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers last_img read more