A DRIVER who made an “inappropriate hand gesture” towards gardai while using a mobile phone has been fined €60.
The driver was observed using the phone while driving a black Ford Focus at Mallow Street near the People’s Park at the weekend.
According to a post on twitter, the occupant of the car was asked to put the phone down by gardai who encountered the vehicle while on patrol in an unmarked car.
The offence also attracts three penalty points.
Limerick-Fine&3pts after signalling to Garda(in unmarked car)with an inappropriate hand gesture when asked to put phone down while driving pic.twitter.com/quvgMOVKtF— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) October 9, 2016
If the driver does not pay the €60 fine, court proceedings will be initiated.