Vincent Browne forgot to turn up to court today but was fined in his absence. He received a €300 fine for holding a mobile phone in his hand while driving.
That is a good start. They need to fine more of these drivers for using their mobiles while driving.
Vincent Browne fined for holding mobile phone while driving | BreakingNews.ieJournalist and broadcaster Vincent Browne was fined €300 in his absence today when he forgot to turn up to court to face prosecution for driving a car while holding a mobile phone.
Judge Alan Mitchell ordered that the fine must be paid within three months otherwise the host of TV3's flagship current affairs programme will be jailed for five days in default.