Driver caught doing shocking speed during National Slow Down Day

first_imgGardaí have released details of ‘notable incidents’ recorded during National Slow Down Day.The aim of “Slow Down day” was 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.Figures revealed this morning shows that the worst case of speeding was detected in Listillion, Letterkenny. The driver was doing an outrageous 177 km/h in a 100 km/h zone – almost twice over the speed limit.Other Donegal incidents that Gardaí deemed notable were:125km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the R238 at Drumskellan Muff Donegal123km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 at Tawnawully Mountains Donegal119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N13 at Lisfannan Bridge End Donegal116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N14 at Mulnagung Lifford DonegalDuring the 24 hours of Operation Slow Down, Gardaí and GoSafe checked the speed of 140,223 vehicles and detected 225 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.Chief Superintendent Finbarr Murphy of the Garda National Roads Policing Bureau this morning said: “I would like to thank those road users who continue to drive safely and do not put themselves and other road users in danger.” Driver caught doing shocking speed during National Slow Down Day was last modified: October 22nd, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare 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) Tags:donegalGardaiNational Slow Down DaySpeedlast_img

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