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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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2022
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Gardaí clamp down on speeding ahead of bank holiday weekend with 24-hour enforcement campaign
Gardai revealed that on their weekend observations, 93% of cars broke the speed limit.
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Nearly 1,000 drivers caught breaking the speed limit during national 'Slow Down Day'
Over a 24-hour period,150,605 vehicles were checked.
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Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7
Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.
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More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on national ‘Slow Down Day'
Officers had been checking cars over a 24-hour period.
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'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone
The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.
# Dangerous Driving
'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day
Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.
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More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day
Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.
# Roadworks
Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare
In recent months, 32 motorists have been prosecuted for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.
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177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day
Over 100,000 cars were checked, but only a small number were speeding.
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Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day
The 24-hour operation remains in place until 7am tomorrow.
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Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333
Experts have said the Central Bank’s lending restrictions are behind the slowdown.
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'D4 is now D30': Signs put up around Dublin to 'promote benefits' of 30km speed limit
Dublin City Council said it is aiming to encourage Dubliners to get out and be more active.
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Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.
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Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation
Some 87 roads policing members have been newly appointed and this is due to increase to 150 by the end of the year.
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Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast
Met Eireann have issued several wind and snow-ice warnings for this afternoon.
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Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it
Theories have often abounded that older phones would become obsolete automatically.
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Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden
Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.
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Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.
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Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h
Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.
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These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week
The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.
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Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding
Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.
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30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city
“We are confident that this will save lives,” said Dublin City Council engineer Andy Walsh.
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Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently
According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.
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Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning
Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.
# Dangerous Driving
Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day
Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.
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30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.
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Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour
The incident happened yesterday on the M8 motorway near Fermoy.
# Safer Streets
The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits
Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.
# Breakdown
These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds
The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.
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341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown
Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.
# out in force
Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am
The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.
# Dublin
Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.
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Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours
High visibility speed enforcement will be carried out in all 1,031 speed enforcement zones.
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There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *
* Or there will be from next Friday. That’s an increase of almost 50% following a major Garda expansion programme.
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91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men
One third of fatal Irish road crashes were caused by speed.
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Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double
Officers are urging drivers to slow down.
# Arrested
Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night
The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.
# vvrrooom
This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.
# Operation Slowdown
Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night
A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.
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Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down
Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.