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Final Update: National Slow Down Day – 07.00hrs on Tuesday 28th February to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 1st March 2023

Issue Date: 1st March 2023

During the 24 hour period of National Slow Down Day (07:00 to 07:00), GoSafe checked the speed of 173,811 vehicles and detected 628 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

Examples of motorists putting themselves and others at risk include:

117km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the N6 Baile An Phoill Gaillimh Gaillimh
92km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the N4 Drishoge Carrick-On-Shannon Roscommon
92km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Monaghan Road Castleblayney Monaghan
122km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N4 Doddsborough Lucan Dublin
159km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Ballyadam Carrigtwohill Cork
139km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N24 Woodrooff Clonmel Tipperary
153km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M6 An Carn Mór Thiar Órán Mór Gaillimh
113km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R445 Greatheath Portlaoise Laois
126km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N21 Tooreenmore Knocknagoshel Kerry
115km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R513 Herbertstown Herbertstown Limerick

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.