Van driver on three year disqualification stopped by Longford Gardaí while driving and operating mobile phone

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The Longford Roads Policing Unit this morning stopped a van driver who was operating a mobile phone while driving and subsequently discovered the driver was serving a three year driving disqualification.

The driver will appear at a future court sitting.

The @GardaTraffic twitter revealed how the driver was stopped for holding and operating a mobile phone while driving by the Longford Roads Policing Unit.

The driver was found to be disqualified from driving for 3 years. There was no Certificate of Road worthiness for the vehicle and court proceedings to follow.

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