Coalition back Fianna Fáil draft laws on hit and run incidents

Coalition back Fianna Fáil draft laws on hit and run incidents

The coalition has decided not to oppose draft laws from Fianna Fáil on hit and run incidents.

Under the law currently the maximum penalty for leaving the scene of an accident is €2,000 or six months in jail.

But the Fianna Fáil bill allows for a ten year sentence.

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said this area needs to be addressed:


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