Over 400 vehicles detected speeding yesterday by Gardai, including one in Laois

Garda Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign

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Over 400 cars were detected speeding yesterday as part of the Garda Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign.

The singled out the major offenders as:
Gardai reporter that out of 101,900 vehicles monitored by the safety cameras, 476 vehicles were detected driving in excess of the speed limit.

122 km/h in a 50 km/h zone, R810 Mount Brown, Dublin 8

109 km/h in a 60 km/h zone, N25 Cloncoskoran, Dungarvan, Waterford

116 km/h in an 80 km/h zone, R446 Ballinasloe, Galway

198 km/h in a 100 km/ zone N5, Drummindoo, Westport, Mayo (motorcycle)

135 km/h in a 120 km/h zone, M7 Portlaoise, Laois.

"An Garda Síochána wish to thank the vast majority of drivers who drive responsibly on the roads, however there are still many who do not," he said.

"Speeding is a major factor in fatal road traffic collisions. Please slow down to save lives."