05 Oct 2022

Garda makes 'energetic cycle' to fine motorist using mobile phone in Kilkenny City

Garda makes 'energetic cycle' to fine motorist using phone in Kilkenny City

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A motorist driving down High Street in Kilkenny City using a mobile phone will now face the consequences after being intercepted by a local garda on a mountain bike today.

Kilkenny gardaí, in a social media post issued earlier, stated the following about the incident:

"One of our Garda Mountain Bikers intercepted a motorist holding his phone while driving the length of High Street.

"The motorist had actually driven past 6ft3 of Garda in high vis while on the phone prompting a far too energetic cycle at this time on a Monday morning."

[Picture: An Garda Síochána]

3 penalty points and a fine were subsequently issued to the driver.

"Nice cup of tea for the Garda," the post ended.

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