Three speeding drivers caught in Donegal so far on National Slow Down Day

first_imgGarda speed vans are out in force today on National Slow Down Day, and one particular location in Donegal was put under strict surveillance. Three drivers have so far been caught breaking the speed limit in East Donegal after Gardai placed speed monitoring measures on the N13 Lisfannon Bridgend road.  Since 7am this morning, Gardaí and GoSafe has checked the speed of 53,460 vehicles nationwide with 106 vehicles detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.Three cases in Donegal are among the notable incidents, with speeds well over 100km/h:125km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the R238 at Drumskellan Muff 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 DonegalNational 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.Three speeding drivers caught in Donegal so far on National Slow Down Day 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) Tags:National Slow Down Daylast_img read more