Driver doing 181km/h among the notable speeds recorded on National Slow Down Day 3 weeks ago

Driver doing 181km/h among the notable speeds recorded on National Slow Down Day

286 people were detected over the limit.

National Slow Down Day was held over a 24 hour period between 7am on Friday and 7am on Saturday morning this week.

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 204,849 vehicles during the period, with 286 detected in excess of the speed limit.

Some of the notable speeds detected on the day included 181km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M1 Lusk, Dublin, 151km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N72 Gort na gCros, Mala Chorcaí and 138km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R675 Ballykinsella, Waterford

Chief Superintendent Paul Cleary, of the Roads Policing Bureau said "We would like to thank the 204,849 drivers who were found to be compliant and drove within the speed limit and would encourage all drivers to drive safely, comply with and respect speed limits".

See some notable detections over the 24 hour period of National Slow Down Day:

• 138km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R675 Ballykinsella, Waterford
• 84km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Clontarf Road, Dublin
• 79km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R118 Rock Road, Dublin
• 78km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R448 Ballyhale Ballyhale, Kilkenny
• 151km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N72 Gort na gCros, Mala Chorcaí
• 181km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M1 Lusk, Dublin
• 115km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N14 Drumnahoagh, Donegal
• 81km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the N11 Stillorgan Road, Dublin
• 132km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N11 Mt Kennedy Demesne, Wicklow
• 131km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N52 Tullamore, Offaly
• 65km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the N21 Abbeyfeale, Limerick
• 65km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R683 Knockboy, Waterford
• 64km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R407 Sallins, Kildare
• 76km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R527 Knock, Limerick
• 63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Wexford, Wexford
• 63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R339 Monivea Road, Galway
• 75km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R448 Killashee Naas, Kildare
• 125km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Drumcliffm Sligo
• 99km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R418 Killerig, Carlow
• 122km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N4 Lackan, Longford
• 73km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the N54 Cornecassa Demesne, Monaghan
• 119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Ballynacarrick, Donegal
• 95km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R688 Clerihan, Tipperary
• 118km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N53 Dundalk, Louth
• 93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R392 Ballymahon, Longford
• 93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N56 Drumark, Donegal
• 116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N69 Doon, Limerick
• 136km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M3 Bracetown, Meath
• 113km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Kilkenny
• 135km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M7 Ballyshaneduff, Laois
• 89km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R445 Curragh, Kildare
• 111km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N30 Mounthanover, Wexford
• 110km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N4 Knoxspark, Sligo
• 110km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N24 Killaloan Lower, Tipperary
• 109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N10 Templemartin, Kilkenny
• 90km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N21 Blossomhill, Limerick
• 89km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N13 Moyle, Donegal
• 89km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N77 Portlaoise, Laois