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#Speeding

# speeding - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# speeding - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

# speeding - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out

Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.

# speeding - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

# speeding - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

# speeding - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW

A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.

# speeding - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'

The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.

# speeding - Friday 21 November, 2014

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

# speeding - Monday 17 November, 2014

Speed van worker awarded €28k after petrol attack

John McDonald was dismissed from the Go Safe without first being consulted on alternative work within the company.

# speeding - Friday 24 October, 2014

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# speeding - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

# speeding - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

# speeding - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific Classroom

This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific

The ad has now been banned from pre-watershed broadcast.

# speeding - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment

John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# speeding - Friday 30 May, 2014

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

# speeding - Friday 2 May, 2014

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?

A similar rule already applies in Australia.

# speeding - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.

Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions?

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# speeding - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?

Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.

# speeding - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

# speeding - Monday 30 September, 2013

A broken speedometer, a dying cow and a swarm of bees - how some people avoided penalty points

Nearly a quarter of penalty point notices in 2011 and 2012 were quashed, with some flimsy excuses being accepted.

# speeding - Monday 2 September, 2013

Excessive speed 'an endemic habit of too many Irish drivers'

An AA survey also shows that male drivers are more likely to speed than women drivers.

# speeding - Monday 12 August, 2013

Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise

Motorcyclists who have died in 2013 have already surpassed those killed in 2012.

# speeding - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been discharged from hospital and will appear before a judge today.

# speeding - Friday 31 May, 2013

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown

Gardaí say they have detected 129 people driving above the speed limit in today’s crackdown.

# speeding - Monday 27 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hands down the stupidest thing you're going to see today Idiots This post contains videos

Hands down the stupidest thing you're going to see today

Guy speeds straight into a traffic jam.

10 per cent of Irish drivers still don't buckle up

A new survey has revealed that drivers in Ireland are speeding, tailgating and forgetting to dim their lights like nobody’s business.

# speeding - Monday 13 May, 2013

Disgraced former minister and ex-wife released from prison early

Former UK cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released from prison this morning and have to wear electronic tags.

# speeding - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From The42 Sorry, m'lud! Benzema was only 116 kmph over the speed limit when caught Fast Car

Sorry, m'lud! Benzema was only 116 kmph over the speed limit when caught

Pity he can’t move as quickly on the pitch…

# speeding - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice

Chris Huhne made a last minute plea change in court this morning, admitted to perverting the court of justice over a speeding case ten years ago.

# speeding - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase Top Down

Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase

The topless speeder said she was on her way to surprise her boyfriend…

# speeding - Monday 11 June, 2012

Changes to points system will see increased penalties for speeding, using phones

The planned changes could also cut the penalties for driving without a valid NCT – from five points down to three.

# speeding - Friday 18 May, 2012

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers' Boy Racers This post contains videos

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers'

Some residents say their lives are being made a misery by late night anti-social driving behaviour.

# speeding - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

New speed cameras collect €10million in fines

The cameras run by a private operator were introduced in November 2010.

# speeding - Monday 10 October, 2011

One in five young male drivers 'road race'

One fifth of young male drivers have admitted to racing on the roads, with those aged between 17 and 24 being five times more likely to be killed, the Road Safety Authority has reported.

# speeding - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

From The42 NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding Irony

NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding

Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.

# speeding - Friday 5 August, 2011

In numbers: Thousands more drivers caught speeding

Almost 100,000 drivers have been given penalty points so far this year after new speed cameras were introduced.

# speeding - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

MEPs to vote on punishment for overseas driving offences

EU countries will be entitled to prosecute drivers using other countries’ cars, under a plan being voted on tomorrow.

# speeding - Friday 10 June, 2011

Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving?

Today we’re asking if women are more likely to have their eyes on their phones while behind the wheel, after a senior Garda said that young females are more likely to be texting while driving.