A driver in Co. Waterford has received a heft penalty for speeding in the county.
While out and about on patrol recently, Waterford Roads Policing Unit were conducting speed checks in the Deise.
Officers noticed a Volkswagon Golf driver travelling well over the speed limit.
Taking to Twitter, Garda Traffic says this motorist was detected doing 158kph in a 100kph zone.
Gardaí stopped the driver and issued them with a Fixed Charge Notice.
Waterford Roads Policing Unit were conducting speed checks recently when they detected this motorist travelling at 158kph in a 100kph zone.
They were stopped and a Fixed Charge Notice was issued to the driver. #SlowDown #ArriveAlive pic.twitter.com/BC3w94pldi
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 18, 2021
Replying to the Gardaí's post on social media, these Twitter say the penalty for speeding should be more severe, and this Volkswagon Golf driver was a 'lucky boy':
Did you take the car off them?
— D (@46Flynn) November 18, 2021
158? Lucky boy, he must have been very polite when ye were chatting.
— Haulie Malo. (unofficial). (@HaulieMalo) November 18, 2021
Image: Garda Traffic Twitter Page