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# 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.

# speeding - Saturday 21 October, 2017

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 checked the speed of over 140,000 vehicles yesterday.

# speeding - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

# speeding - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

# speeding - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours

Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.

# speeding - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# speeding - Friday 23 June, 2017

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

# 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.

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