TRANSPORT MINISTER DEFENDS NEW ROAD TRAFFIC BILL

The Transport Minister admits his road safety legislation could cost people their livelihoods.

The Road Traffic Bill proposes automatic driving bans for people who are caught over the alcohol limit.

However some TD’s claim its “an attack on rural Ireland” and will hurt business especially pubs and off-licences.

But Shane Ross insists there cant be separate laws for rural parts of the country

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