Ireland: National Slow Down Day

Published Fri, 25/05/2018 - 16:42

Overview: Saturday results

Since 07:00 =Fridat morning, GoSafe checked the speed of 132,188 vehicles with 211 vehicles detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

% Over Speed Limit 50km/h Zone

79km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R702 Ballymurphy Borris Carlow

71km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R755 Ashtown Or Ballinafunshoge Roundwood Wicklow

70km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R445 Ballymany Newbridge Kildare

69km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R527 Ballysimon Road Limerick Limerick

66km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R522 Appletown Feohanagh Limerick

63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the O'Connell Avenue Limerick City Limerick Limerick

62km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the N72 Carrignagroghera Fermoy Cork

61km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Newtownpark Avenue Blackrock Dublin Dublin

60km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R810 James's Street Dublin8 Dublin

59km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R736 Ballyowen Wellington Bridge Wexford

% Over Speed Limit 60km/h Zone

121km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R123 Balgriffin Dublin13 Dublin

100km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R132 Glebe South Balbriggan Dublin Dublin

97km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the L3042 Fortyacres Piercetown Wexford

84km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R238 Tievebane Burnfoot Donegal

80km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R772 Ballaghboy Gorey Wexford

79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R563  Faha East Faha Kerry

79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R843 Snugborough Road Dublin15 Dublin

77km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R162 Batterstown Navan Meath

76km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R113 Belgard Road Dublin24 Dublin

72km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the N81 Glenaraneen Brittas Dublin

% Over Speed Limit 80km/h Zone

116km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R513 Ballynamona Hospital Limerick

113km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R446 Ballyeighter Aughrim Galway

111km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R403 Brockagh Naas Kildare

105km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R148 Ballynadrumny Broadford Kildare

102km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R352 Moymore Tulla Clare

100km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R630 Loughatalia Midleton Cork

97km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N78 Muckalee Ballyfoyle Kilkenny

96km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R458 Drumumna Crusheen Clare

96km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R560 Carrigadav Castlegregory Kerry

95km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R733 Camlin New Ross Wexford

94km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R156 Balrowan (Pakenham) Killucan Westmeath

93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R402 Kishawanny Upper Carbury Kildare

93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R154 Scurlockstown Trim Meath

93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R321 Cartron Kiltimagh Mayo

90km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R358 Clonbrock Ahascragh Galway

89 km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R772 Goreyhill Gorey Wexford

% Over Speed Limit 100km/h Zone

132km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N20 Ballymartin Blarney Cork

127km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Loughaderry Midleton Cork

123km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N7 Kill West Kill Kildare

122km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N87 Aghavilla Belturbet Cavan

119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N4 Knoxspark Ballisodare Sligo

119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N69 Ahalahana Moyvane Kerry

117km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N2 Reaghstown Ardee Louth

116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N3 Lisgrea Virginia Cavan

115km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N11 Timmore Newcastle Wicklow

114km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N20 Ballygeale Patrickswell Limerick

114km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Killineen West Dungarvan Waterford

112km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N62 Gortnagowna Roscrea Tipperary

112km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the R446 Ories Athlone Westmeath

110km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N78 Inch Burtown Kildare

109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N71 Cappaknockane Enniskeane Cork

109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N77 Clonaddadoran Portlaoise Laois

% Over Speed Limit 120km/h Zone

150km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M7 Ballyadding Ballybrittas Laois

135km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M9 Danesfort Kilkenny

Trucks

93 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N17 Falnasoogaun Or Ropefield Ballymote Sligo

89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the R445 Ballaghmore Lower Borris-In-Ossory Laois

89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Ballybrennan Big Rosslare Strand Wexford

89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Grellagh Castlegal Sligo

 

 

A driver was caught speeding at 139km/h on the motorway in Laois during An Garda Siochana's Operation Slow Down Day. 

The driver was driving at almost 20km/h over the 120km/h speed limit on the M7 motorway at Ballyadding, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois. 

The slowdown operation commenced at 7:00am this morning, Friday, May 25 and will continue until 7:00am Saturday morning. Since 7:00am this morning, An Garda Síochána and GoSafe have checked the speed of 9,818 vehicles. Some 26 vehicles were detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.  

The aim of "Slow Down day” is to remind drivers of the dangers of speeding, increase compliance with speed limits and act as a deterrent to driving at excessive or inappropriate speed.

Since 07:00 this morning, GoSafe has checked the speed of 18,647 vehicles with 44 vehicles detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit. 

Notable Incidents include:

60km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R810 James's Street, Dublin 8

70km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R445 Ballymany, Newbridge, Kildare

79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R563  Faha, East Faha, Kerry

89km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Ballybrennan, Big Rosslare Strand, Wexford

93km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N17 Falnasoogaun, Ropefield, Ballymote, Sligo

109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Loughaderry, Midleton, Cork

119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N69 Ahalahana, Moyvane, Kerry

135km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M9 Danesfort, Kilkenny

150km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M7 Ballyadding, Ballybrittas, Laois