Road Traffic Act 2014

4.

Display of N-plate or tabard by novice driver

4. (1) A novice driver shall not drive a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place unless—

(a) in the case of a motorcycle, there is displayed on a yellow fluorescent tabard worn over the person’s outside clothing the letter “N”, not less than 15 centimetres high in red on a white ground, in clearly visible vertical positions to the front and rear of the person’s torso, or

(b) in the case of a mechanically propelled vehicle other than a motorcycle, there are displayed on the vehicle rectangular plates or signs bearing the letter “N”, not less than 15 centimetres high in red on a white ground, in clearly visible vertical positions to the front and rear of the vehicle.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence.

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Offence under subs. (2) declared to be a fixed charge offence liable to a charge of €60 (8.12.2014) by Road Traffic (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 559 of 2014), regs. 3 and 4(b)(vi), in effect as per reg. 1(2).