A DRIVER who was apparently ‘snap chatting himself’ out the window of a car has been fined by Gardai in Limerick.
A tweet sent by the @GardaTraffic account overnight this Tuesday reported that the driver, who was “stopped snap chatting himself out the window of a car”, was given a fixed penalty charge notice, three penalty points and a €60 fine as a result of his actions.
The tweet has received upwards of 43 retweets and 68 likes as of this Tuesday morning.
Driver stopped snap chatting himself out the window of a car,FCPN 3 points & €60 going to driver by Limerick Traffic pic.twitter.com/Y2Lm6ovkfg— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 25, 2016
The Garda Twitter account also reported that Mayorstone gardai had seized a car on the N18 that had no tax, insurance or NCT, with the driver disqualified for 15 years as a result.
Mayorstone Gardaí, Limerick seized car on N18 No tax, Ins or NCT. Driver disqualified for 15years.Court to follow pic.twitter.com/VkZqfC82LH— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 25, 2016
Last week, the Garda Traffic account reported that a Limerick driver on the South Circular Road had been arrested for “drug driving after reversing up one way street to avoid detection”.
Limerick Traffic -1 person arrested for drug driving after reversing up one way street to avoid detection pic.twitter.com/wkKeOyu3PY— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 19, 2016
The same operation, overnight on Tuesday, saw seven cars seized on the SCR, four for no insurance, two for no tax and one for ‘false tax’.