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Instagram and driving?....

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  • 31-05-2019 8:25pm
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    Hi all..
    So was just browsing on IG this evening when a certain life coach/mental wellbeing coach from the west of Ireland posted a story of them driving on a motorway to or from Dublin. It just got me thinking...does the law for using a mobile while driving not apply to those if they are using it for instagtram?!? If I was a guarda for example and I came across this, would it be enough to charge this person with using a phone while driving? Obviously I know phones are totally not allowed while driving but what makes people think its ok to do this?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 36,167 ✭✭✭✭ED E


    a certain life coach/mental wellbeing coach
    Most of these are bloody airheads anyways, least thats my experience of them.



    The charge is supporting a mobile phone so if they're holding the phone with any body part its a charge. You can report them to Traffic Watch if you like and the investigating Gard, if bothered, can determine the registration.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,896 ✭✭✭✭Spook_ie


    Not being an IG user but is/was it a live feed or just a posted cam video?
    If it was a cam video was it obviously hand held or might it have been mounted?
    If it was handheld was it definitely the driver?


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