Gardaí in Louth arrested a motorist who was detected travelling at an outrageous speed on the M1 over the weekend, and also issued a Fixed Charge Notice for breaching Covid-19 restrictions as the driver was almost 100km from their home when stopped.
Louth Roads Policing Unit detected the car travelling at 184km/hr on the M1 - in a 120km zone - at Ardee on Saturday.
The driver, who was 'almost 100km from home when stopped' on a non-essential journey, was arrested for dangerous driving and was also issued a Fixed Charge Notice for travelling outside their 5km Covid-19 restriction zone.
Louth Roads Policing Unit detected this car travelling at 184km/hr on the M1 at Ardee last night. Fixed Charge Notice to issue.Driver will also receive a Fixed Payment Notice as this was a non-essential journey.The driver was almost 100km from home when stopped #OperationFanacht pic.twitter.com/uln6zKcF3i— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 17, 2021