Over 100 fines in Kerry last year for learner or novice driver offences

Just over 100 fines were paid in Kerry last year for learner or novice driver offences.

Learner drivers must be accompanied by a fully qualified driver at all times and obey other rules; if they break them, they face penalty points and fines of up to €120.

Newly qualified drivers have to put N plates on their car for two years, or they could get points and fine of up to €90.

Over 7,300 fines were paid for learner or novice driver offences last year with 30% of those in Dublin.

In Kerry, 103 fines were paid last year, amounting to €8,890.