Driver clocked going over twice the speed limit tells Gardai he was ‘in a rush for a Big Mac’
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Driver clocked going over twice the speed limit tells Gardai he was ‘in a rush for a Big Mac’

A MOTORIST who was clocked driving at more than double the speed limit told Gardai they were ‘in a rush for a Big Mac’. 

Garda officers in Naas stopped the car after finding it was travelling at an astonishing 107km/h in a built-up area with a 50km/h speed limit 

Incredibly, it subsequently emerged during the course of a conversation with the driver that they were in a rush to get to McDonald’s to buy some food. 

More specifically, they were in a rush to get their hands on a Big Mac.

It was not confirmed as to whether they intended to make it a meal with the additional purchase of fries and drink. 

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In any case, the Garda were not 'lovin' it' and soon neither was the careless motorist with officers arresting him at the scene for his dangerous driving. 

A court date will follow for the reckless driver. Next time, they may want to consider ordering in a takeaway. 

A Garda spokesperson confirmed the sorry details of the arrest. 

They said: “We’re not loving this! 

“Naas Roads Policing Unit carrying out a speed check last night detected this car speeding at 107km in a built-up area with a 50km speed limit. 

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“Driver said they were in a rush for a Big Mac. Driver arrested, court to follow.” 

The message is simple: slow down. And avoid junk food. It's bad for you. In more ways that you think.