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#Speeding

21 people died on Irish roads last month
# Checkpoints
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# Checkpoints

21 people died on Irish roads last month

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:58 PM 9,530 Views 28 Comments

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
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# Checkpoints

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,695 Views 29 Comments

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone
# Warning
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# Warning

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Jun 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 55,606 Views 59 Comments

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
# Bank Holiday
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# Bank Holiday

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving

Jun 4th 2016, 1:39 PM 20,302 Views 64 Comments

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.

Someone was caught doing 71km/hr over the legal limit yesterday
# Operation Slow Down
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# Operation Slow Down

Someone was caught doing 71km/hr over the legal limit yesterday

May 28th 2016, 11:08 AM 27,383 Views 52 Comments

322 people were caught speeding in 24 hours.

Hundreds of excessive speeders caught by gardaí on 'Slow Down Day'
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# Drive Safe

Hundreds of excessive speeders caught by gardaí on 'Slow Down Day'

May 27th 2016, 9:44 PM 26,904 Views 77 Comments

The enforcement operation will continue until tomorrow morning.

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

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

May 27th 2016, 8:37 AM 21,137 Views 177 Comments

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

Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour
# Naas
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# Naas

Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour

May 7th 2016, 10:51 AM 38,366 Views 110 Comments

He was also fined €1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years.

A driver was clocked doing 176km/h on St Patrick's Day
# Crackdown
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# Crackdown

A driver was clocked doing 176km/h on St Patrick's Day

Mar 18th 2016, 11:02 AM 53,988 Views 139 Comments

Gardaí were out in force staging their usual clampdown on speeding, drink-driving and other driving offences.

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

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

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:15 PM 32,074 Views 50 Comments

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night
# Arrested
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# Arrested

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

Jan 31st 2016, 3:47 PM 68,745 Views 10 Comments

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

Jamie Foxx drags man to safety from burning truck
# Heroic Behaviour
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# Heroic Behaviour

Jamie Foxx drags man to safety from burning truck

Jan 20th 2016, 9:44 AM 18,917 Views 23 Comments

The actor intervened after the car crashed outside the front of his home.

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines?

Dec 7th 2015, 9:24 AM 20,306 Views 83 Comments

Countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland all have versions of “sliding scale” fines.

Boy who bought car with birthday money gets 16 months for killing friend in crash
# Clondalkin
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# Clondalkin

Boy who bought car with birthday money gets 16 months for killing friend in crash

Nov 20th 2015, 5:12 PM 31,709 Views 34 Comments

The boy was 15 at the time and cannot be named.

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths
# Footage
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# Footage

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths

Oct 12th 2015, 10:02 PM 70,066 Views 40 Comments

The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.

Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video
# Caught In The Act
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# Caught In The Act

Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 19,455 Views 13 Comments

The video shows the speedometer at 184 kilometres an hour.

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night
# Operation Slowdown
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# Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night

Aug 29th 2015, 9:55 AM 26,868 Views 72 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2015, 11:43 PM 58,880 Views 119 Comments

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
# Speed Cameras
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# Speed Cameras

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

Jun 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 46,042 Views 53 Comments

We’ll give you three guesses…

Driver caught at 137km an hour (and he wasn't the only one speeding yesterday)
# On The Look Out
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# On The Look Out

Driver caught at 137km an hour (and he wasn't the only one speeding yesterday)

Apr 17th 2015, 2:14 PM 46,157 Views 94 Comments

The gardaí were on the look out – everywhere – for speeding yesterday.

You have been warned: Gardaí are having a speed gun frenzy today
# Clocked
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# Clocked

You have been warned: Gardaí are having a speed gun frenzy today

Apr 16th 2015, 4:17 PM 27,020 Views 69 Comments

No excuse.

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
# Slow Down
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# Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Mar 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 27,603 Views 79 Comments

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

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest
# Saving Lives
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# Saving Lives

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest

Mar 4th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,027 Views 53 Comments

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out
# Reduce Your Speed
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# Reduce Your Speed

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out

Feb 17th 2015, 5:19 PM 14,915 Views 35 Comments

Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law
# Slow Down
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# Slow Down

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

Feb 12th 2015, 6:05 PM 33,093 Views 38 Comments

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
# Speeding
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# Speeding

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 25,872 Views 81 Comments

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW
# Loophole
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# Loophole

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW

Dec 11th 2014, 1:31 PM 12,457 Views 21 Comments

A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'
# Penalty Points Quashed
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# Penalty Points Quashed

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'

Dec 10th 2014, 5:39 PM 20,169 Views 35 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
# Poleaxed
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# Poleaxed

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Nov 21st 2014, 1:50 PM 6,953 Views 7 Comments

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

Speed van worker awarded €28k after petrol attack
# Go Safe
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# Go Safe

Speed van worker awarded €28k after petrol attack

Nov 17th 2014, 10:10 AM 21,595 Views 25 Comments

John McDonald was dismissed from the Go Safe without first being consulted on alternative work within the company.

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning
# Arrive Alive
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# Arrive Alive

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

Oct 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 26,887 Views 60 Comments

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?
# Slow Down
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# Slow Down

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

Oct 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,654 Views 66 Comments

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday
# Road Safety
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# Road Safety

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Jul 30th 2014, 10:31 AM 21,909 Views 121 Comments

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific
# Classroom
# Classroom

This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific

Jun 23rd 2014, 12:04 PM 30,985 Views 45 Comments

The ad has now been banned from pre-watershed broadcast.

'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment
# It Wasn't Me
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# It Wasn't Me

'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment

Jun 19th 2014, 4:55 PM 17,109 Views 23 Comments

John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed
# Road Safety Authority
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# Road Safety Authority

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

Jun 19th 2014, 1:30 PM 5,588 Views 12 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit
# Slow Down
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# Slow Down

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

May 30th 2014, 10:25 PM 34,586 Views 133 Comments

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?

May 2nd 2014, 9:39 AM 16,250 Views 133 Comments

A similar rule already applies in Australia.

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month
# GoSafe
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# GoSafe

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

Apr 16th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,638 Views 35 Comments

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.

Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions?
# Oireachtas Agenda
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# Oireachtas Agenda

Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions?

Apr 16th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,760 Views 15 Comments

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