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# slow-down - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Drivers beware: The first automated 'red light camera' goes live today
# Stop The Lights
# Stop The Lights

Drivers beware: The first automated 'red light camera' goes live today

Jun 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,904 Views 42 Comments

The system has been set up at one of the worst sites in Dublin for crashes between cars and Luas trams.

# slow-down - Monday 13 April, 2015

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"
# Don't Be An Ass
# Don't Be An Ass

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"

Apr 13th 2015, 5:35 PM 16,883 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí are receiving complaints about loud noises emitted from revved up engines and screeching tyres.

# slow-down - Saturday 28 March, 2015

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

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Mar 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 27,618 Views 79 Comments

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

# slow-down - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Speed limits are changing - here's how
# Country Roads
# Country Roads

Speed limits are changing - here's how

Mar 19th 2015, 9:47 AM 28,793 Views 65 Comments

Local authorities are getting more power.

# slow-down - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 4th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,073 Views 53 Comments

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

# slow-down - Thursday 12 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 12th 2015, 6:05 PM 33,147 Views 38 Comments

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

# slow-down - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here's how to avoid sliding all over the place in icy conditions tomorrow
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Here's how to avoid sliding all over the place in icy conditions tomorrow

Jan 27th 2015, 10:01 PM 48,713 Views 54 Comments

Do you have that de-icer at the ready?

# slow-down - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,705 Views 66 Comments

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

# slow-down - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits
# Jakes Legacy
# Jakes Legacy

'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits

Aug 12th 2014, 3:01 PM 24,082 Views 36 Comments

Roseann Brennan’s son Jake died in June after being knocked down near his home.

# slow-down - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'
# Reform To Realism
# Reform To Realism

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'

Aug 6th 2014, 10:53 AM 8,227 Views 19 Comments

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

# slow-down - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

Aug 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 13,603 Views 41 Comments

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

# slow-down - Friday 1 August, 2014

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

Aug 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 24,959 Views 70 Comments

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

# slow-down - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Drivers told to slow down in estates after four-year-old knocked down
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Drivers told to slow down in estates after four-year-old knocked down

Jul 1st 2014, 2:58 PM 18,897 Views 33 Comments

The girl was hit this morning in the John Sweeney Park estate in Carlow.

# slow-down - Friday 30 May, 2014

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

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

May 30th 2014, 10:25 PM 34,598 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.

# slow-down - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

11 people have been killed over the June Bank Holiday in the last two years
# Slow Down Day
# Slow Down Day

11 people have been killed over the June Bank Holiday in the last two years

May 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 8,501 Views 24 Comments

National ‘Slow Down’ day is taking place from 7am this Friday to 7am on Saturday.

# slow-down - Thursday 3 April, 2014

10 pieces of undeniable proof that time itself has sped up
# Slow Down
From The Daily Edge
# Slow Down

10 pieces of undeniable proof that time itself has sped up

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:38 PM 38,071 Views 34 Comments

What do you mean it’s April already?

# slow-down - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Sports reporter was in an AWFUL hurry to get to a basketball game
# Slow Down
From The Daily Edge
# Slow Down

Sports reporter was in an AWFUL hurry to get to a basketball game

Mar 16th 2014, 10:41 AM 4,999 Views 2 Comments

The running man.

# slow-down - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Jun 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 10,154 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.

# slow-down - Thursday 30 May, 2013

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend

May 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,513 Views 18 Comments

“The speed limit is not a target that must be achieved,” the Garda Assistant Commissioner has warned.

# slow-down - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

PICS: Snow-ice warning in place as Irish Air Corps aids NI snowbound livestock
# Brrr
# Brrr

PICS: Snow-ice warning in place as Irish Air Corps aids NI snowbound livestock

Mar 27th 2013, 8:09 AM 14,622 Views 34 Comments

Thousands of snowbound animals in the North are feared dead, but the extent of the losses are unclear as most are buried below thick blankets of snow.

# slow-down - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch

Dec 29th 2012, 9:48 AM 4,587 Views 16 Comments

At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.

# slow-down - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Road-users warned to slow down over Easter Bank Holiday
# Roads
# Roads

Road-users warned to slow down over Easter Bank Holiday

Apr 4th 2012, 4:23 PM 2,418 Views 22 Comments

During the 2000 to 2011 period, 197 people were killed or seriously injured on Irish roads over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

# slow-down - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Feb 8th 2012, 12:49 PM 5,186 Views 63 Comments

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.

# slow-down - Thursday 17 November, 2011

30 km/h speed limit introduced in Cork city centre
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

30 km/h speed limit introduced in Cork city centre

Nov 17th 2011, 4:09 PM 2,639 Views 23 Comments

The new limit aims to make the city centre more pedestrian and shopper friendly.