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Update 1 - National Slow Down Day: 07.00hrs on Friday 21st April to 07.00hrs on Saturday 22nd April 2023

Issue Date: 21 April 2023

In the first 2 hours of National Slow Down Day, GoSafe checked the speed of 19,795 vehicles and detected 26 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

Examples of high speeds include:

  • 63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Main Street Newtownforbes Longford
  • 63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Clogher Road Dublin12 Dublin
  • 87km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R267 Portnason Ballyshannon Donegal
  • 85km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Clones Road Monaghan Monaghan
  • 78km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R188 Doocassan Drung Cavan
  • 74km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Rathdown Road Greystones Wicklow
  • 121km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N11 Mt Kennedy Demesne Newtownmountkennedy Wicklow
  • 138km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M6 Killavally Tyrrellspass Westmeath
  • 137km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M18 Ballyconneely Newmarket On Fergus Clare

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

Further updates will follow.