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Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day
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Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 6:11 PM 28,116 Views 62 Comments

The detection was made as part of National Slow Down Day.

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist
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Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

Sep 10th 2020, 7:06 PM 46,159 Views 27 Comments

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'
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RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'

Jul 9th 2020, 1:12 PM 18,123 Views 34 Comments

Liz O’Donnell said recent events have demonstrated the ‘huge change in public non-acceptance of drink driving’.

Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today
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Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today

Feb 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 111,117 Views 76 Comments

The new zones include areas where fatal and serious collisions have previously occurred.

Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points
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Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 16,706 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí must prove they were exceeding the speed limit as they carried out their duty.

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified
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Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified

Jan 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,923 Views 53 Comments

By far, the most common offence detected and which led to a driver being disqualified is speeding.

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes
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Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

Nov 26th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,258 Views 50 Comments

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
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'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,510 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?
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Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?

Nov 25th 2019, 8:39 AM 26,896 Views 122 Comments

Shane Ross is bringing the proposals to Cabinet, but he faces opposition to get it over the line.

Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision
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Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision

Nov 2nd 2019, 1:14 PM 71,436 Views 0 Comments

A male cyclist was killed in a collision on the South Circular Road in Dublin yesterday morning.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car
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Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

Oct 26th 2019, 3:44 PM 81,022 Views 69 Comments

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone
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'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone

Oct 18th 2019, 8:08 PM 13,475 Views 58 Comments

The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
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Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:25 PM 10,472 Views 10 Comments

Regulating rickshaws, IVF and speeding – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone
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Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

Aug 31st 2019, 2:51 PM 38,252 Views 0 Comments

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears
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Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:08 PM 57,669 Views 0 Comments

The drive ended when the car collided with Garda armed response unit on the N7.

Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way
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Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way

Jul 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 43,414 Views 39 Comments

The driver was travelling at 176km in a 120km-zone.

Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph
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Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph

Jun 5th 2019, 3:17 PM 39,170 Views 51 Comments

The former Arsenal and Sevilla winger was involved in a fatal crash on Saturday.

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

May 25th 2019, 2:03 PM 14,811 Views 34 Comments

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

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford
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Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford

May 9th 2019, 9:55 PM 25,037 Views 40 Comments

Research indicated that speed was a factor in 49% of fatal motorcyclists collisions.

Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals
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Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals

Mar 28th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,461 Views 30 Comments

The EU yesterday announced a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Mar 24th 2019, 5:58 PM 35,979 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no insurance or NCT.

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone
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Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

Jan 26th 2019, 5:07 PM 38,526 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

Unaccompanied learner driver with no L-plates arrested after driving 115km/h in 50km/h zone
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Unaccompanied learner driver with no L-plates arrested after driving 115km/h in 50km/h zone

Jan 8th 2019, 1:49 PM 40,737 Views 0 Comments

Naas Roads Policing was conducting a checkpoint last night when the driver was caught, according to gardaí.

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?
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Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?

Dec 29th 2018, 9:56 AM 34,645 Views 91 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of checks on Thursday and encouraged people to slow down.

Motorcyclist speeding at 198km/h among hundreds of drivers caught by gardaí yesterday
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Motorcyclist speeding at 198km/h among hundreds of drivers caught by gardaí yesterday

Dec 28th 2018, 1:11 PM 26,522 Views 49 Comments

The biker was one of 476 motorists found driving over the speed limit yesterday.

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

Dec 27th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,501 Views 84 Comments

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

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit
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Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit

Dec 11th 2018, 6:02 PM 43,906 Views 102 Comments

A graduated penalty system for speeding will be introduced where the speed limit is exceeded by 30kph.

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding
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Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding

Nov 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 56,629 Views 89 Comments

McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.

Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation
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Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation

Nov 26th 2018, 5:53 PM 38,899 Views 70 Comments

32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
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Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,384 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

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

Oct 20th 2018, 11:29 AM 16,142 Views 72 Comments

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

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,381 Views 45 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone
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Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

Aug 10th 2018, 10:47 PM 43,384 Views 43 Comments

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
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The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,816 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation
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Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation

May 26th 2018, 11:48 AM 13,240 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.

Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland
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Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland

May 23rd 2018, 2:50 PM 18,282 Views 48 Comments

One road safety report found that excessive speed was a contributory factor in one-third of all fatal collisions.

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine
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Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine

May 20th 2018, 2:13 PM 46,250 Views 71 Comments

Gardaí were patrolling the roads in Kerry, Limerick, Wexford and Kildare over the weekend.

Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding
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Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding

Apr 15th 2018, 2:04 PM 23,085 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí stopped the 39-year-old driver who was travelling along the M8 yesterday after 3pm.

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
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Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h

Apr 14th 2018, 12:51 PM 108,813 Views 81 Comments

The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
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All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,967 Views 87 Comments

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

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