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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

You have to be kidding

Look ma, no hands

Fine for driver's make-up offence

A motorist has been fined after being caught by a speed camera taking both hands off the wheel to apply make-up while driving near a north Wales town.

Pwllheli Magistrates Court heard on Wednesday how Donna Marie Maddock, 22, from Mold, was travelling at 32mph in a 40mph zone earlier this year.

She was using an eyeliner with one hand and a compact in the other.

Maddock was fined £200 after admitting careless driving. The court heard she was banned last week for drink-driving.

Magistrates heard that it was an Arrive Alive mobile anti-speeding van, equipped with a camera, that caught Maddock driving her Vauxhall Astra in Ala Road - the road out of Pwllheli towards Abersoch.

Ian Evans, prosecuting, said she had what appeared to be an eyebrow or eyelash pencil in one hand and something like a compact or mirror in the other.

The video was shown in court and Maddock, who did not appear for sentencing, could be seen with both hands off the steering wheel.

Future Darwin Award winner?

posted by Steve @ 5:00:00 PM

5:00:00 PM

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