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# speeding - Monday 13 January, 2020

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified

By far, the most common offence detected and which led to a driver being disqualified is speeding.

# speeding - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

# speeding - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?

Shane Ross is bringing the proposals to Cabinet, but he faces opposition to get it over the line.

# speeding - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision

A male cyclist was killed in a collision on the South Circular Road in Dublin yesterday morning.

# speeding - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

# speeding - Friday 18 October, 2019

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone

The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.

# speeding - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Regulating rickshaws, IVF and speeding – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

# speeding - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

# speeding - Monday 22 July, 2019

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears

The drive ended when the car collided with Garda armed response unit on the N7.

# speeding - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way

The driver was travelling at 176km in a 120km-zone.

# speeding - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph RIP

Spanish police confirm Jose Antonio Reyes's car was speeding at more than 136mph

The former Arsenal and Sevilla winger was involved in a fatal crash on Saturday.

# speeding - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

# speeding - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford

Research indicated that speed was a factor in 49% of fatal motorcyclists collisions.

# speeding - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals

The EU yesterday announced a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

# speeding - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Motorist arrested for driving 'erratically' and testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí said the driver was an unaccompanied learner with no insurance or NCT.

# speeding - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

# speeding - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Unaccompanied learner driver with no L-plates arrested after driving 115km/h in 50km/h zone

Naas Roads Policing was conducting a checkpoint last night when the driver was caught, according to gardaí.

# speeding - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?

Gardaí carried out a number of checks on Thursday and encouraged people to slow down.

# speeding - Friday 28 December, 2018

Motorcyclist speeding at 198km/h among hundreds of drivers caught by gardaí yesterday

The biker was one of 476 motorists found driving over the speed limit yesterday.

# speeding - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

# speeding - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit

A graduated penalty system for speeding will be introduced where the speed limit is exceeded by 30kph.

# speeding - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding

McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.

# speeding - Monday 26 November, 2018

Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation

32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

# speeding - Monday 29 October, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

# speeding - Saturday 20 October, 2018

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day

Over 100,000 cars were checked, but only a small number were speeding.

# speeding - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

One driver was also speeding at the time.

# speeding - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# speeding - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# speeding - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.

# speeding - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland

One road safety report found that excessive speed was a contributory factor in one-third of all fatal collisions.

# speeding - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine M9

Driver in Carlow caught doing 176kmph, with no insurance and tests positive for cocaine

Gardaí were patrolling the roads in Kerry, Limerick, Wexford and Kildare over the weekend.

# speeding - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Cannabis worth €38k found after driver stopped in Tipperary for speeding

Gardaí stopped the 39-year-old driver who was travelling along the M8 yesterday after 3pm.

# speeding - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h

The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.

# speeding - Saturday 7 April, 2018

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

# speeding - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads

It follows a recommendation from the Garda Inspectorate that the vehicles should not be replaced.

# speeding - Monday 29 January, 2018

Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted

Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.

# speeding - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns

Gardaí said that the driver was fined for both offences.

# speeding - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# speeding - Friday 3 November, 2017

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

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