Motorist in Cork caught doing the highest speed detected per speed limit zone on Irish roads yesterday

A total of 544 drivers across the country were detected for speeding yesterday Gardaí said.
Motorist in Cork caught doing the highest speed detected per speed limit zone on Irish roads yesterday

A motorist in Cork driving 70km/h over the speed limit marked the highest speed detected per speed limit zone on Irish roads yesterday. Picture credit: An Garda Síochána Facebook.

A motorist in Cork driving 70km/h over the speed limit marked the highest speed detected per speed limit zone on Irish roads yesterday.

In a post on social media today, An Garda Síochána said its road safety partners GoSafe monitored over 96,000 vehicles across the road network on Sunday.

A total of 544 drivers were detected for speeding and will be issued with Fixed Charge Notices (FCNs), Gardaí said.

The highest speed detected per speed limit zone was a motorist doing 170km/h in a 100km/h zone on the N25 in Ballyadam, Cork.

The four other highest speeds detected were:

  • 131km/h in 80km/h R148 Kilmurry, Enfield, Meath 
  • 141km/h in 120km/h M11 Coolacork, Glenealy, Wicklow 
  • 90km/h in 50km/h Gracefield Road, Portarlington, Offaly 
  • 90km/h in 60km/h Waterford Road, Clonmel, Tipperary.

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