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From TheJournal.ie '154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day Dangerous Driving

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day Slow Down

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare Roadworks

Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare

In recent months, 32 motorists have been prosecuted for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

From TheJournal.ie 177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day Slow Down

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day

Over 100,000 cars were checked, but only a small number were speeding.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day Slow Down

Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day

The 24-hour operation remains in place until 7am tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333 Slowing Down

Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333

Experts have said the Central Bank’s lending restrictions are behind the slowdown.

From TheJournal.ie 'D4 is now D30': Signs put up around Dublin to 'promote benefits' of 30km speed limit Slow Down

'D4 is now D30': Signs put up around Dublin to 'promote benefits' of 30km speed limit

Dublin City Council said it is aiming to encourage Dubliners to get out and be more active.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road M11

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation Take It Easy

Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation

Some 87 roads policing members have been newly appointed and this is due to increase to 150 by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast Slow Down

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast

Met Eireann have issued several wind and snow-ice warnings for this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it Slow Down

Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it

Theories have often abounded that older phones would become obsolete automatically.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

From TheJournal.ie Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis Slow Down

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

From TheJournal.ie Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h Slow Down

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week Slow Down

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding Slow Down

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding

Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city Slow Down

30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city

“We are confident that this will save lives,” said Dublin City Council engineer Andy Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently Slow Down

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning Slow Down

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day Dangerous Driving

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

From TheJournal.ie 30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads Slow Down

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

From TheJournal.ie Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour Slow Down

Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour

The incident happened yesterday on the M8 motorway near Fermoy.

From TheJournal.ie The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits Safer Streets

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

From TheJournal.ie These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds Breakdown

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds

The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.

From TheJournal.ie 341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown Slow Down

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

From TheJournal.ie Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am Out In Force

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours Slow Down

Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours

High visibility speed enforcement will be carried out in all 1,031 speed enforcement zones.

From TheJournal.ie There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... * Slow Down

There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *

* Or there will be from next Friday. That’s an increase of almost 50% following a major Garda expansion programme.

From TheJournal.ie 91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men Slow Down

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men

One third of fatal Irish road crashes were caused by speed.

From TheJournal.ie Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double Slow Down

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night Arrested

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

From TheJournal.ie This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed Vvrrooom

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night

A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down Slow Down

Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers beware: The first automated 'red light camera' goes live today Stop The Lights

Drivers beware: The first automated 'red light camera' goes live today

The system has been set up at one of the worst sites in Dublin for crashes between cars and Luas trams.

From TheJournal.ie Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres" Don't Be An Ass

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"

Gardaí are receiving complaints about loud noises emitted from revved up engines and screeching tyres.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Speed limits are changing - here's how Country Roads

Speed limits are changing - here's how

Local authorities are getting more power.

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