In just one hour, gardai find 89 drivers on mobile phone
Published 14/02/2014 | 08:34
Gardai have said that during a one-hour checkpoint yesterday, they caught 89 drivers holding a mobile phone while driving.
Garda checkpoints took place in Dublin between 3-4pm yesterday.
"Those detected will be prosecuted by way of a Fixed Charge Penalty, incurring penalty points and fine of €60," gardai said today.
Meanwhile, gardai also carreid out breathchecks at a checkpoint on the N11 in Dublin yesterday - 33 tests were carried out but no offences were detected.
Nevertheless, gardai continue to relay the message: "Don't drink and drive"