Issue Date: 28/02/2023
In the first 2 hours of National Slow Down Day, GoSafe checked the speed of 36,679 vehicles and detected 69 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.
Examples of high speeds include:
• 117km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the N6 Baile An Phoill Gaillimh Gaillimh
• 77km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Castleblaney Rd Carrickmacross Monaghan
• 122km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N4 Doddsborough Lucan Dublin
• 121km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N21 Rineroe Adare Limerick
• 138km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M6 Killavally Tyrrellspass Westmeath
• 76km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Limerick Road Mallow Cork
• 75km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Castletown Road Dundalk Louth
• 113km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R445 Greatheath Portlaoise Laois
• 66km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Skehard Road Cork Cork
• 63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R561 Castledrum Castlemaine Kerry
• 72km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R515 Garrynderk South Kilmallock Limerick
• 120km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N18 Clonmoney West Bunratty Clare
• 120km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N4 Culleen Beg Mullingar Westmeath
• 113km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Drumnagahan Donegal Donegal
An Garda Síochána continues to appeal to drivers to comply with speed limits in order to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads.
Further updates will follow.