Kildare gardai clamp down on motorists using mobile phones while driving

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Gardai clamp down on motorists using mobile phones while driving

A special Kildare roads policing operation, targeting motorists using mobile phones while driving, took place on March 21 and 22.

Gardai said enforcement actions were increased with many detections made and fixed charge penalty notices issued as well as three penalty points per offence. 

The force warned that making a call while driving will make you four times more likely to crash, and texting 23 times more likely to have an accident.