Check your speed: Five incidents reported against Donegal drivers

first_imgGardai are reminding all drivers to slow down today as they try to make Ireland’s roads safer.As National Slow Down Day operations continue, five Donegal drivers have now been caught by speed vans.Since 07:00 this morning, Gardaí and GoSafe has checked the speed of 110,383 vehicles with 172 vehicles detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit. Notable incidents in the Donegal include:• 125km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the R238 Drumskellan Muff• 123km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Tawnawully Mountains• 119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N13 Lisfannon Bridgeend • 116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N14 Mulnagung Lifford• 89km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N13 Moyle NewtowncunninghamChief Superindentent Finbarr Murphy, of the Garda National Roads Policing Bureau wishes to remind all drivers to reduce speed, slow down and help gardai make the roads safer. “Please drive according to the prevailing weather and road conditions,” Gardai said.Dublin: National Slow Down Day. Chief Supt Finbar Murphy & Sgt Colin OBrien at checkpoint today. Please slow down. pic.twitter.com/QL0jyHYYUR— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) October 20, 2017National Slow Down Day is a dedicated day to reduce the number of speed related road collisions and to save lives.Garda are conducting a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down” from 7am Friday to 7am Saturday, with designated roads across the country being monitored. The objective of National “Slow Down” Day is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. 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.Check your speed: Five incidents reported against Donegal drivers was last modified: October 20th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more