Gardaí in Co Kildare stopped a driver over the weekend who had an open bottle of wine located in the cupholder of his vehicle.
The Naas Roads Policing unit stopped the driver who they described as “literally drinking and driving”.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) September 10, 2018
The driver was arrested and charged and will appear in court.
An Garda Siochana shared an image of the bottle of wine which was kept inside a coffee cup.
Naas Roads Policing Unit also revealed that during checkpoints over the weekend, three drug drivers and one drink driver were detected, six vehicles were seized for no insurance and one driver was arrested and charged to court for dangerous driving.
He was going 153km in a 60km zone.
As part of continuous checkpoints being carried out by Naas Roads Policing Unit the following offences were detected.
3 drug drivers & 1 drink driver
6 vehicles seized for no insurance
1 driver arrested and charged to court for dangerous driving (153km in a 60km zone) pic.twitter.com/TOWtGtXmGk
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) September 9, 2018