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# speeding - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Motorist charged for driving at 195 kph and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

The bike the motorist was driving had no licence and the driver was not insured.

# speeding - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight

The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.

# speeding - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car

National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.

# speeding - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'171km in 120 zone': Gardaí catch 226 drivers above the speed limit on national slow down day

The vast majority of motorists checked respected the speed limit for national slow down day.

# speeding - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down

The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.

# speeding - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Van caught breaking red lights and forcing cars into bus lane while speeding at 100kph in 60 zone

It happened on Sarsfield Quay area of Dublin 7 in the early hours of this morning.

# speeding - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fines for speeding be linked to how much you earn?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# speeding - Monday 20 March, 2017

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death

The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.

# speeding - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# speeding - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

# speeding - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

# speeding - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road

Meanwhile, a driver in Newbridge was found travelling at almost twice the speed limit.

# speeding - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children

One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.

# speeding - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Driver arrested after failing to stop for speeding and crashing into ditch

The driver will appear in court at a later date.

# speeding - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints

The two drivers were detected by Naas Traffic Corps.

# speeding - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph

Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.

# speeding - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign

Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.

# speeding - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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.

# speeding - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone N7

Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone

The driver was arrested and the car seized as it had no insurance.

# speeding - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

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.”

# speeding - Monday 24 October, 2016

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.

# speeding - Saturday 22 October, 2016

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.

# speeding - Friday 21 October, 2016

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.

# speeding - Thursday 13 October, 2016

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.

# speeding - Monday 10 October, 2016

Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick

The man will appear in court later this month.

# speeding - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph

Gardaí were out in force last night.

# speeding - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Gardaí catch learner driver doing 159km/hour in Limerick

The driver was unaccompanied, not displaying L-plates, and had no tax or insurance.

# speeding - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

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.

# speeding - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

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 - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

# speeding - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

# speeding - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.

# speeding - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Someone was caught doing 71km/hr over the legal limit yesterday

322 people were caught speeding in 24 hours.

# speeding - Friday 27 May, 2016

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.

# speeding - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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.

# speeding - Friday 18 March, 2016

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.

# speeding - Monday 22 February, 2016

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

# speeding - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

# speeding - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Jamie Foxx drags man to safety from burning truck

The actor intervened after the car crashed outside the front of his home.

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