17 May 2022

100 in an 80 zone: Two Kilkenny speeders caught by gardaí on Slow Down Day


Garda social media posted this pic yesterday

At least two motorists were detected by gardaí speeding on Kilkenny roads yesterday during the 24 hours of National Slow Down Day.

Examples of motorists detected putting themselves and others at risk include:

  • 79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Callan Road Kilkenny;
  • 100km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R712 Clifden Or Rathgarvan Clifden.

Nationally, an Garda Síochána and GoSafe checked the speed of 192,333 vehicles and detected 419 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

An Garda Síochána continues to appeal to drivers to increase compliance with speed limits in order to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads.

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