Driver caught by Gardai trying to take Snapchat of himself

Snapchat selfie cost driver
Snapchat selfie cost driver

A driver from Limerick was caught by Gardai trying to take a Snapchat of himself.

Gardai stopped the driver on Monday night when they spotted the driver trying to take the picture.

The driver received three points on his licence as well as a fine of €60.

Holding a mobile phone or texting became illegal in Ireland in May 2014.

The legislation states that "holding a mobile phone" means "holding it by hand or supporting or cradling it with another part of the body”.

However, gardai say it is the second highest driving offence detected nationwide.