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Over 5,000 Fines Issued By Kildare Gardai To Motorists Holding Phones Behind The Wheel.

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Nationally, 105,000 FCNs were issued in that period.

Over 5,000 fixed charged notices were issued to drivers in Kildare for holding phones will on the road.

The FCNs were issued in a three and a half year period, from 2018.

Data released to Kildare North Social Democrat TD, Catherine Murphy, shows the peak is to date this year.

2,071 fines have been issued in the county, up to October 31st.

Nationally, 105,000 FCNs were issued in that period.

2018 2019 2020 2021*
Cavan/Monaghan 1136 992 642 248
Clare 910 584 662 380
Cork City 1625 1333 1258 1313
Cork North 1142 1170 928 605
Cork West 696 621 529 360
D.M.R. Eastern 1078 980 685 351
D.M.R. North Central 684 584 570 498
D.M.R. Northern 932 1235 962 837
D.M.R. South Central 973 1083 593 308
D.M.R. Southern 1113 1029 669 406
D.M.R. Western 1678 1599 1571 1031
Donegal 460 613 578 438
Galway Div 2732 2253 1534 683
Kerry 1078 1119 806 812
Kildare Div 1591 1244 1601 2071
Kilkenny/Carlow 1429 1122 1338 1206
Laois/Offaly 1344 1041 814 1083
Limerick 2524 2264 942 720
Louth Div 630 439 846 531
Mayo 717 1320 907 871
Meath Div 641 698 1250 1327
Roscommon/Longford Div 714 614 421 311
Sligo/Leitrim 682 745 237 262
Tipperary 716 745 796 811
Waterford Div 1024 805 1090 1098
Westmeath Div 443 351 355 510
Wexford Div 1620 1584 1237 794
Wicklow Div 862 939 657 549
National 31174 29106 24478 20414

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