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659 people caught driving over the limit during speed check marathon

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
659 people caught driving over the limit during speed check marathon

The gardai detected 659 vehicles speeding during yesterday’s pan European speed enforcement marathon.

Officers throughout Europe carried out 24 hours of speed checks, with gardai checking 98,650 vehicles in total.

Details of some of the speeders have been released.

  •          137 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N7 Greenhills Kill Kildare
  •          114 km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R448 Gorteengrone Carlow Carlow
  •          130 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N6 Clonbrusk Athlone Westmeath
  •          134 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N3 Daggan Cavan Cavan
  •          115 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N18 Cratloe Clare
  •          107 km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R280 Drumheckil Carrick-On-Shannon Leitrim
  •          117 km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R237 Roosky Newtowncunningham Donegal
  •          132 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N3 Huntstown Dublin15 Dublin
  •          119 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N25 Kilmacthomas Waterford
  •          107 km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R733 Tracystown East Cleariestown Wexford
  •          90 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the R523  Bunagarha Listowel Kerry
  •          73 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the R712 Pennefatherslot Kilkenny Kilkenny
  •          80km/h in a 50km/h zone on the N69 Dock Road Limerick Limerick
  •          79km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the R293 Camross Ballymote Sligo
  •          127 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N11 Johnstown South Arklow Wicklow
  •          72km/h in a 50km/h zone on the R680 Cork Road Waterford Waterford
  •          75km/h in a 50km/h zone on the N17 Cappanabornia Galway Galway
  •          121 in a 100km/h zone on the N21 Coolballyshane Croagh Limerick

An Garda Siochana and the TISPOL President Chief Superintendent Aidan Reid thanked motorists throughout Ireland for their cooperation in thinking about their speed and urged drivers to continue to comply with speed limits.