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Monday, January 18, 2021

Almost 900 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day

892 motorists were detected travelling over the speed limit around the country during the 24-hour National Slow Down Day campaign.

The garda operation began at 7am yesterday and 892 vehicles were detected travelling over the speed limit between then and 7am this morning.

GoSafe has checked the speed of 186,125 vehicles in total.

The latest figures show that the number of people caught speeding on Irish roads increased by 26% compared to last year.

So far this year, 137 people have been killed on Irish roads, an increase of nine compared to this time last year.

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