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#Speeding

# speeding - Friday 11 December, 2020

Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 6:11 PM 28,114 Views 62 Comments

The detection was made as part of National Slow Down Day.

# speeding - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist
# Rescued
# Rescued

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

Sep 10th 2020, 7:06 PM 46,158 Views 27 Comments

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

# speeding - Thursday 9 July, 2020

RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'

Jul 9th 2020, 1:12 PM 18,123 Views 34 Comments

Liz O’Donnell said recent events have demonstrated the ‘huge change in public non-acceptance of drink driving’.

# speeding - Monday 17 February, 2020

Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today
# GoSafe
# GoSafe

Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today

Feb 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 111,109 Views 76 Comments

The new zones include areas where fatal and serious collisions have previously occurred.

# speeding - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 16,698 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí must prove they were exceeding the speed limit as they carried out their duty.

# speeding - Monday 13 January, 2020

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified
# Stats
# Stats

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified

Jan 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,915 Views 53 Comments

By far, the most common offence detected and which led to a driver being disqualified is speeding.

# speeding - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

Nov 26th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,257 Views 50 Comments

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

# speeding - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
# Graduated Speeding
# Graduated Speeding

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,510 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?

Nov 25th 2019, 8:39 AM 26,896 Views 121 Comments

Shane Ross is bringing the proposals to Cabinet, but he faces opposition to get it over the line.

# speeding - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision
# Apology
# Apology

Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision

Nov 2nd 2019, 1:14 PM 71,436 Views 10 Comments

A male cyclist was killed in a collision on the South Circular Road in Dublin yesterday morning.

# speeding - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car
# Speeding
# Speeding

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

Oct 26th 2019, 3:44 PM 81,021 Views 69 Comments

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

# speeding - Friday 18 October, 2019

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone

Oct 18th 2019, 8:08 PM 13,475 Views 58 Comments

The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.

# speeding - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
# New Dail Term
# New Dail Term

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:25 PM 10,472 Views 10 Comments

Regulating rickshaws, IVF and speeding – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

# speeding - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone
# Naas
# Naas

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

Aug 31st 2019, 2:51 PM 38,251 Views 0 Comments

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

# speeding - Monday 22 July, 2019

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:08 PM 57,669 Views 0 Comments

The drive ended when the car collided with Garda armed response unit on the N7.

# speeding - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way

Jul 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 43,414 Views 39 Comments

The driver was travelling at 176km in a 120km-zone.

# speeding - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph

Jun 5th 2019, 3:17 PM 39,170 Views 51 Comments

The former Arsenal and Sevilla winger was involved in a fatal crash on Saturday.

# speeding - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

May 25th 2019, 2:03 PM 14,811 Views 34 Comments

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

# speeding - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford

May 9th 2019, 9:55 PM 25,037 Views 40 Comments

Research indicated that speed was a factor in 49% of fatal motorcyclists collisions.

# speeding - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals

Mar 28th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,461 Views 30 Comments

The EU yesterday announced a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

# speeding - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Garda Crackdown
# Garda Crackdown

Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Mar 24th 2019, 5:58 PM 35,979 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no insurance or NCT.

# speeding - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

Jan 26th 2019, 5:07 PM 38,526 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

# speeding - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Unaccompanied learner driver with no L-plates arrested after driving 115km/h in 50km/h zone
# Speeding
# Speeding

Unaccompanied learner driver with no L-plates arrested after driving 115km/h in 50km/h zone

Jan 8th 2019, 1:49 PM 40,737 Views 0 Comments

Naas Roads Policing was conducting a checkpoint last night when the driver was caught, according to gardaí.

# speeding - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?

Dec 29th 2018, 9:56 AM 34,645 Views 91 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of checks on Thursday and encouraged people to slow down.

# speeding - Friday 28 December, 2018

Motorcyclist speeding at 198km/h among hundreds of drivers caught by gardaí yesterday
# Fast And Furious
# Fast And Furious

Motorcyclist speeding at 198km/h among hundreds of drivers caught by gardaí yesterday

Dec 28th 2018, 1:11 PM 26,522 Views 49 Comments

The biker was one of 476 motorists found driving over the speed limit yesterday.

# speeding - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Dec 27th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,501 Views 84 Comments

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

# speeding - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit
# Speeding
# Speeding

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit

Dec 11th 2018, 6:02 PM 43,888 Views 102 Comments

A graduated penalty system for speeding will be introduced where the speed limit is exceeded by 30kph.

# speeding - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding
# Banned
# Banned

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding

Nov 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 56,629 Views 89 Comments

McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.

# speeding - Monday 26 November, 2018

Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation

Nov 26th 2018, 5:53 PM 38,899 Views 70 Comments

32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

# speeding - Monday 29 October, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,384 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

# speeding - Saturday 20 October, 2018

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day

Oct 20th 2018, 11:29 AM 16,142 Views 72 Comments

Over 100,000 cars were checked, but only a small number were speeding.

# speeding - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Roadside Testing
# Roadside Testing

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,381 Views 45 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

# speeding - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

Aug 10th 2018, 10:47 PM 43,384 Views 43 Comments

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# speeding - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,816 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# speeding - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation
# Enforcement
# Enforcement

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation

May 26th 2018, 11:48 AM 13,240 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.

# speeding - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland

May 23rd 2018, 2:50 PM 18,282 Views 48 Comments

One road safety report found that excessive speed was a contributory factor in one-third of all fatal collisions.

# speeding - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine
# M9
# M9

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine

May 20th 2018, 2:13 PM 46,250 Views 71 Comments

Gardaí were patrolling the roads in Kerry, Limerick, Wexford and Kildare over the weekend.

# speeding - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding

Apr 15th 2018, 2:04 PM 23,085 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí stopped the 39-year-old driver who was travelling along the M8 yesterday after 3pm.

# speeding - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h

Apr 14th 2018, 12:51 PM 108,813 Views 81 Comments

The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.

# speeding - Saturday 7 April, 2018

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
# Speeding
# Speeding

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,967 Views 91 Comments

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

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