A Kerry TD has compared eating a big meal to being as dangerous to driving as having a few drinks.
Danny Healy Rae is maintaining his opposition to new laws that will see an automatic ban for first time offenders who currently get penalty points and a fine.
He has previously insisted that people having three glasses of Guinness and getting behind the wheel are not causing road deaths or accidents.
And the Independent TD today insisted eating a big meal could be a factor in some road crashes:
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