€586,000 worth of fines were settled for learner or novice driver offences last year.
7,345 fixed-charge notices were paid during the year - just 11 fewer than 2019, despite Covid-related travel restrictions.
Learner drivers must be accompanied by a fully qualified driver at all times, and novice drivers need to display N plates.
Donna Price, the chair of the Irish Road Victims Association, is strongly criticising those who break the law.
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