Friday 18 January 2019

Motorists clocked speeding on National Slow Down Day

Esther Hayden

Several motorists were clocked speeding during National Slow Down day which took place last Friday.

National Slow Down Day was held over a 24 hour period between 7am Friday 25th and 7am Saturday 26th May, 2018.

In total, An Garda Síochána and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles, detecting 211 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

In Wexford some of the notable incidents include: a motorist driving at 59km/h in a 50km/h zone on the R736 in Ballyowen Wellingtonbridge: a motorist driving at 97km/h in a 60km/h zone on the L3042 at Fortyacres, Piercetown; a motorist driving at 80km/h in a 60km/h zone on the R772 at Ballaghboy, Gorey; a motorist driving at 95km/h in a 80km/h zone on the R733 at Camlin New Ross; a motorist driving at 89 km/h in a 80km/h zone on the R772 at Goreyhill, Gorey; a truck driver driving at 89km/h in a 80km zone on the N25 Ballybrennan Big, Rosslare Strand.

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