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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