This driver was literally drinking and driving as he had a can of beer perched on his dashboard when stopped by Gardaí.
Longford Roads Policing officers arrested the motorist in Longford Town under the Road Traffic Act.
The suspect was drinking from a can of lager while driving.
It emerged the driver was already disqualified from driving and had no tax or insurance.
The motorist was charged with a number of offences and a court appearance will follow.