Driver Caught Doing Double The Speed Limit In Offaly

Meanwhile, a lorry driver was caught driving dangerously in Laois.

A driver has been caught travelling double the speed limit in Offaly.

The Roads Policing Unit detected the motorist at 111 kmph in a 50 km zone in Tullamore town yesterday evening.

Garda proceedings have commenced.


The Laois Roads Policing Unit also came to the assistance of a lorry driver last night.

The HGV became lodged after the driver had missed their turn-off on the M7 and attempted to drive across the grass embankment to rejoin the M8.

Proceedings have also commenced against the motorist in this case and recovery costs charged to the company.

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