Seven Motorists Caught Speeding On National Slow Down Day

Over 600 drivers were detected travelling at excessive speeds around the country during the 24-hour Garda operation.

Seven midlands motorists were among the 628 caught speeding on National Slow Down Day.

173,811 vehicles were checked during the 24 hour Garda operation, which has just come to a close.

A motorist was caught travelling 88 km per hour in a 50 zone in a Tullamore, Gardaí detected another going 113 in an 80 zone in Portlaoise, and 78 km per hour in a 50 zone in Edenderry.

National Slow Down Day aims to reduce the number of fatal collisions - 156 people died on Irish roads in 2022.

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