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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Speeding

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Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding
McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.
Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation
32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.
Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.
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.
Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
One driver was also speeding at the time.
Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone
The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.
The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.
Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation
Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.
Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland
One road safety report found that excessive speed was a contributory factor in one-third of all fatal collisions.
Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine
Gardaí were patrolling the roads in Kerry, Limerick, Wexford and Kildare over the weekend.
Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding
Gardaí stopped the 39-year-old driver who was travelling along the M8 yesterday after 3pm.
Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.
All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.
Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads
It follows a recommendation from the Garda Inspectorate that the vehicles should not be replaced.
Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted
Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.
Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns
Gardaí said that the driver was fined for both offences.
'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.
Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'
Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.
Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?
Gardaí checked the speed of over 140,000 vehicles yesterday.
Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off
The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.
Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis
Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.
Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours
Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.
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.
Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period
The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.
Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis
The bike the motorist was driving had no licence and the driver was not insured.
Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight
The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.
Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car
National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.
'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day
The vast majority of motorists checked respected the speed limit for national slow down day.
Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down
The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.
Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone
It happened on Sarsfield Quay area of Dublin 7 in the early hours of this morning.
Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death
The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.
Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain
Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 
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.
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.
Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road
Meanwhile, a driver in Newbridge was found travelling at almost twice the speed limit.
Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children
One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.
Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch
The driver will appear in court at a later date.
Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints
The two drivers were detected by Naas Traffic Corps.