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Update 2 - National Slow Down Day, Thursday 29th February 2024

Issue Date: 29th February 2024

In the first five hours of National Slow Down Day, GoSafe detected 106 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

Examples of high speeds include:

  • 91km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R510 Dock Road Limerick 
  • 115km/h in an 80km/h Zone on the N4 Palmerston Upper Dublin 22 
  • 142km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N11 Mt Kennedy Demesne Newtownmountkennedy Wicklow 
  • 83km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the Callan Road Kilkenny Kilkenny 
  • 99km/h in an 80km/h Zone on the N6 Baile An Phoill Gaillimh Gaillimh 
  • 146km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M4 Ardnamullan Clonard Meath 
  • 118km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N62 Gortnagowna Roscrea Tipperary 
  • 116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the M50 Newtown Dublin 16 
  • 90km/h in an 80km/h Zone on the R354 Lackagh Beg Turloughmore Galway 
  • 110km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N71 Ballinvrinsig Waterfall Cork 
  • 132km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M6 Kilcurley Moate Offaly

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.

Our next update will be after 5pm today.