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#Speeding

# speeding - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads
# Speed
# Speed

Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads

Feb 1st 2018, 6:05 AM 54,712 Views 45 Comments

It follows a recommendation from the Garda Inspectorate that the vehicles should not be replaced.

# speeding - Monday 29 January, 2018

Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted
# Clare
# Clare

Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted

Jan 29th 2018, 7:07 PM 42,678 Views 76 Comments

Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.

# speeding - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns
# Speeding
# Speeding

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns

Jan 11th 2018, 9:53 PM 29,310 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí said that the driver was fined for both offences.

# speeding - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,234 Views 148 Comments

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# speeding - Friday 3 November, 2017

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'
# Fixed Charge Notice
# Fixed Charge Notice

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Nov 3rd 2017, 8:33 PM 47,614 Views 69 Comments

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

# speeding - Saturday 21 October, 2017

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

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?

Oct 21st 2017, 9:44 AM 23,958 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí checked the speed of over 140,000 vehicles yesterday.

# speeding - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Oct 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,861 Views 81 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off
# National Slowdown Day
# National Slowdown Day

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

Oct 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,496 Views 31 Comments

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

# speeding - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Oct 1st 2017, 3:10 PM 34,710 Views 68 Comments

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

# speeding - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours
# Fake Disabled Pass
# Fake Disabled Pass

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours

Sep 27th 2017, 10:54 AM 67,509 Views 85 Comments

Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.

# speeding - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Jul 18th 2017, 3:08 PM 48,358 Views 75 Comments

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# speeding - Friday 23 June, 2017

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period
# Fast Lane
# Fast Lane

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

Jun 23rd 2017, 8:10 PM 34,561 Views 70 Comments

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

# speeding - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Limits
# Limits

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Jun 1st 2017, 11:12 PM 23,395 Views 37 Comments

The bike the motorist was driving had no licence and the driver was not insured.

# speeding - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight
# Speeding
# Speeding

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight

May 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 18,080 Views 59 Comments

The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.

# speeding - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car

May 28th 2017, 4:30 PM 44,597 Views 79 Comments

National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.

# speeding - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day
# Push It To The Limit
# Push It To The Limit

'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day

May 27th 2017, 11:57 AM 17,600 Views 69 Comments

The vast majority of motorists checked respected the speed limit for national slow down day.

# speeding - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down
# Speeding
# Speeding

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down

May 26th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,611 Views 63 Comments

The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.

# speeding - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone
# Dublin
# Dublin

Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone

May 7th 2017, 3:15 PM 33,870 Views 22 Comments

It happened on Sarsfield Quay area of Dublin 7 in the early hours of this morning.

# speeding - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?

Apr 26th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,982 Views 92 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# speeding - Monday 20 March, 2017

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death
# Speeding
# Speeding

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death

Mar 20th 2017, 4:52 PM 26,216 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.

# speeding - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Mar 17th 2017, 2:25 PM 16,849 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# speeding - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

Feb 26th 2017, 10:51 AM 11,253 Views 39 Comments

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

# speeding - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Feb 19th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,846 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

# speeding - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road

Feb 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 33,279 Views 65 Comments

Meanwhile, a driver in Newbridge was found travelling at almost twice the speed limit.

# speeding - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children

Feb 15th 2017, 9:37 PM 28,371 Views 42 Comments

One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.

# speeding - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch
# Donegal
# Donegal

Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch

Jan 25th 2017, 9:34 PM 19,164 Views 0 Comments

The driver will appear in court at a later date.

# speeding - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints
# Court Dates
# Court Dates

Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints

Dec 29th 2016, 2:50 PM 28,762 Views 42 Comments

The two drivers were detected by Naas Traffic Corps.

# speeding - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph

Dec 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 24,935 Views 52 Comments

Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.

# speeding - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign

Dec 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 16,813 Views 96 Comments

Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.

# speeding - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Dec 6th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,535 Views 88 Comments

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

# speeding - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone
# N7
# N7

Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone

Nov 2nd 2016, 12:13 PM 46,310 Views 70 Comments

The driver was arrested and the car seized as it had no insurance.

# speeding - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant
# Dáil Privilege
# Dáil Privilege

Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant

Oct 26th 2016, 10:50 PM 23,994 Views 0 Comments

“A sergeant had to leave his post in Newbridge, drive in a squad car to Swords and spend the day there vacating the order at enormous expense to the State.”

# speeding - Monday 24 October, 2016

Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone
# Limerick
# Limerick

Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone

Oct 24th 2016, 2:45 PM 28,375 Views 37 Comments

The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.

# speeding - Saturday 22 October, 2016

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:35 PM 15,876 Views 42 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# speeding - Friday 21 October, 2016

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

Oct 21st 2016, 10:48 PM 44,952 Views 83 Comments

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

# speeding - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence
# Bench Warrant
# Bench Warrant

Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence

Oct 13th 2016, 4:27 PM 36,639 Views 0 Comments

A Kildare judge issued it today after the TD failed to remain in court for hearing.

# speeding - Monday 10 October, 2016

Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick

Oct 10th 2016, 2:00 PM 29,533 Views 61 Comments

The man will appear in court later this month.

# speeding - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph

Oct 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 28,759 Views 53 Comments

Gardaí were out in force last night.

# speeding - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick
# No Insurance Or Tax
# No Insurance Or Tax

Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick

Aug 24th 2016, 7:19 PM 40,066 Views 66 Comments

The driver was unaccompanied, not displaying L-plates, and had no tax or insurance.

# speeding - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:57 PM 33,949 Views 77 Comments

A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.