Rubbernecking drivers who filmed crash on M50 fined by gardai
Gardai have fined, and issued penalty points, to drivers they spotted 'rubbernecking' an accident on the M50.
Via Twitter last night Gardai confirmed that following an incident on Junction 13 of the M50 yesterday, action was taken against other motorists who slowed down to film the scene.
M50 Rubbernecking Motorists. While dealing with serious RTC J13 M50 DMRS traffic observe 2 drivers video collision on mobile phones 1 of2— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 11, 2016
2 drivers video collision on phones as passing scene, 3 points & €160 fine Fines €80 using phone & €80 for driving without reasonable care— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 11, 2016
We wonder will this be a lesson to other motorists to think twice before whipping put their phones.