Dh365 fine for applying make-up while driving in Ireland

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Dh365 fine for applying make-up while driving in Ireland

Dubai - The police caught one of the women curling their eye lashes.

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Published: Sun 18 Feb 2018, 12:04 PM

Last updated: Sun 18 Feb 2018, 6:41 PM

Applying make-up while driving in Ireland will now attract a fine of 80 euros (Dh364.58).

The country's police force, in a poetic post on Twitter, wrote: "Roses are red violets are blue, ?80 fine making its way to you. 2 drivers left heartbroken after being fined this morning for applying makeup whilst driving. Early valentine's preparations perhaps? Pls drive responsibly #ValentinesDay".

"One of them was actually curling their eye lashes," the police added in another post in response to a tweet.

A previous study by women's motor insurer Diamond found that around one fifth of female motorists confessed to touching up their mascara while driving, while three per cent admitted causing a collision when distracted by applying cosmetics, according to the Independent.

The poll of 4,000 female drivers also found that young women, aged between 17 and 21, were the most likely to put on beauty products at the wheel and the most liable to crash their car as a result, the report added.

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