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Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads
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Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads

Feb 1st 2018, 6:05 AM 54,793 Views 45 Comments

It follows a recommendation from the Garda Inspectorate that the vehicles should not be replaced.

Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted
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Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted

Jan 29th 2018, 7:07 PM 42,753 Views 74 Comments

Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns
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Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns

Jan 11th 2018, 9:53 PM 29,313 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí said that the driver was fined for both offences.

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
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'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,245 Views 148 Comments

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'
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Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Nov 3rd 2017, 8:33 PM 47,640 Views 69 Comments

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

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

Oct 21st 2017, 9:44 AM 23,974 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí checked the speed of over 140,000 vehicles yesterday.

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?
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Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Oct 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,878 Views 81 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off
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A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

Oct 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,499 Views 31 Comments

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Oct 1st 2017, 3:10 PM 34,727 Views 68 Comments

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours
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Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours

Sep 27th 2017, 10:54 AM 67,521 Views 85 Comments

Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.

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

Jul 18th 2017, 3:08 PM 48,397 Views 75 Comments

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

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period
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Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

Jun 23rd 2017, 8:10 PM 34,573 Views 70 Comments

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Jun 1st 2017, 11:12 PM 23,399 Views 37 Comments

The bike the motorist was driving had no licence and the driver was not insured.

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight
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Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight

May 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 18,093 Views 60 Comments

The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car
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Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car

May 28th 2017, 4:30 PM 44,620 Views 78 Comments

National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.

'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day
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'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day

May 27th 2017, 11:57 AM 17,612 Views 69 Comments

The vast majority of motorists checked respected the speed limit for national slow down day.

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down
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Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down

May 26th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,613 Views 63 Comments

The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.

Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone
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Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone

May 7th 2017, 3:15 PM 33,872 Views 22 Comments

It happened on Sarsfield Quay area of Dublin 7 in the early hours of this morning.

Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?
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Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?

Apr 26th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,985 Views 92 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death
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Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death

Mar 20th 2017, 4:52 PM 26,242 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain
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Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Mar 17th 2017, 2:25 PM 16,852 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

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

Feb 26th 2017, 10:51 AM 11,259 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Feb 19th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,857 Views 35 Comments

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

Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road
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Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road

Feb 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 33,282 Views 65 Comments

Meanwhile, a driver in Newbridge was found travelling at almost twice the speed limit.

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children
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Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children

Feb 15th 2017, 9:37 PM 28,399 Views 42 Comments

One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.

Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch
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Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch

Jan 25th 2017, 9:34 PM 19,166 Views 0 Comments

The driver will appear in court at a later date.

Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints
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Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints

Dec 29th 2016, 2:50 PM 28,832 Views 41 Comments

The two drivers were detected by Naas Traffic Corps.

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph
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Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph

Dec 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 24,953 Views 52 Comments

Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.

Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign
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Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign

Dec 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 16,817 Views 96 Comments

Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.

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

Dec 6th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,546 Views 88 Comments

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

Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone
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Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone

Nov 2nd 2016, 12:13 PM 46,457 Views 70 Comments

The driver was arrested and the car seized as it had no insurance.

Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant
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Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant

Oct 26th 2016, 10:50 PM 24,007 Views 0 Comments

“A sergeant had to leave his post in Newbridge, drive in a squad car to Swords and spend the day there vacating the order at enormous expense to the State.”

Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone
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Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone

Oct 24th 2016, 2:45 PM 28,423 Views 37 Comments

The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown
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341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:35 PM 15,886 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2016, 10:48 PM 45,033 Views 83 Comments

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

Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence
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Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence

Oct 13th 2016, 4:27 PM 36,645 Views 0 Comments

A Kildare judge issued it today after the TD failed to remain in court for hearing.

Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick
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Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick

Oct 10th 2016, 2:00 PM 29,543 Views 61 Comments

The man will appear in court later this month.

Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph
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Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph

Oct 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 28,784 Views 53 Comments

Gardaí were out in force last night.

Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick
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Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick

Aug 24th 2016, 7:19 PM 40,075 Views 66 Comments

The driver was unaccompanied, not displaying L-plates, and had no tax or insurance.

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer
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Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:57 PM 33,957 Views 77 Comments

A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.