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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Speeding

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Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph
Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.
Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign
Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.
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.
Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone
The driver was arrested and the car seized as it had no insurance.
Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant
“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.”
Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone
The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.
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.
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.
Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence
A Kildare judge issued it today after the TD failed to remain in court for hearing.
Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick
The man will appear in court later this month.
Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph
Gardaí were out in force last night.
Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick
The driver was unaccompanied, not displaying L-plates, and had no tax or insurance.
Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer
A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.
21 people died on Irish roads last month
165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.
Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.
'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone
Officers are warning drivers to slow down.
Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.
Someone was caught doing 71km/hr over the legal limit yesterday
322 people were caught speeding in 24 hours.
Hundreds of excessive speeders caught by gardaí on 'Slow Down Day'
The enforcement operation will continue until tomorrow morning.
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.
Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour
He was also fined €1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years.
A driver was clocked doing 176km/h on St Patrick's Day
Gardaí were out in force staging their usual clampdown on speeding, drink-driving and other driving offences.
Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double
Officers are urging drivers to slow down.
Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night
The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.
Jamie Foxx drags man to safety from burning truck
The actor intervened after the car crashed outside the front of his home.
Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines?
Countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland all have versions of “sliding scale” fines.
Boy who bought car with birthday money gets 16 months for killing friend in crash
The boy was 15 at the time and cannot be named.
Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths
The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.
Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video
The video shows the speedometer at 184 kilometres an hour.
Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night
A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.
Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down
Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.
Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
We’ll give you three guesses…
Driver caught at 137km an hour (and he wasn't the only one speeding yesterday)
The gardaí were on the look out – everywhere – for speeding yesterday.
You have been warned: Gardaí are having a speed gun frenzy today
No excuse.
Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.
Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest
Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.
'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out
Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.
Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law
The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.
'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.
Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW
A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.