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Gardai reveal worst offenders on National Slow Down Day

Gardai reveal worst offenders on National Slow Down Day

A total of 222 vehichles have been caught speeding so far today on National Slow Down Day.

The large-scale Garda operation aimed at tackling speeding has been underway until 7am tomorrow morning.

The objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads.

Since 07am this morning, An Garda SΓ­ochΓ‘na and GoSafe has checked the speed of 133,556 vehicles with 222 detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

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Notable speed occurrences so far today included:

β€’ 82 km/h in a 60 km/h on the R563 at Faha, East Faha, Kerry

β€’ 83 km/h in a 60km/h on the N21 at Croagh, Rathkeale, Limerick

β€’ 133 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N3 at Huntstown, Dublin 15

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β€’ 88km/h in a 60km/h zone on the N20 at Baltydaniel West, Mallow, Cork

β€’ 99km/h in a 80km/h zone on the R693, Clashacrow, Freshford, Kilkenny

β€’ 88km/h in a 60km/h zone on the N76, Parkmore, Kilkenny

β€’ 124 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N18, Cratloe, Clare

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β€’ 120 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N15, Mount Temple, Grange, Sligo

β€’ 71 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the R683, Knockboy, Waterford, Waterford

β€’ 68 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the R772, Knockanrahan, Lower Arklow, Wicklow

β€’ 128km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R240 at Cashel, Carndonagh, Donegal

β€’ 100km/h in a 80 km/h zone on the R238, Lisfannan, Buncrana, Donegal

β€’ 119km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N4, Cloonymeenaghan, Riverstown, Sligo

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