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Comment #252614 by Barry McSweeney

Barry McSweeney Feb 8th 2012, 4:48 PM #

We have been down this road before (sorry about the pun!). The last government promised an audit as well but nothing happened.
What about “temporary” limits imposed for roadworks? Sligo County Council for example, had 50kph signs on the N15 for 2 months but no work took place

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Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.


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    Feb 9th 2012, 12:09 AM

    Thats an interesting point. I was at a coarse a number of years back & we where told that road works cannot by law lower the speed limit by more than 10kmh & that the speed signage must be of the same apearance as normal road.signs & they most get permission to lower the limit & this has a time limit which they can extend but they must apply again for this. Apparently some speeding convictions were struck out over this but im unsure of the full details


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