Gardaí in Buncrana have highlighted two cases of speeding today on ‘National Slow Down Day’.
One driver was clocked doing 130kph on a section of the R265 road which had an 80kph limit.
Another was doing 100kph – 20kph over the limit.
“Fixed charge penalty notices will be issued. These drivers will face a fine of €160 and will each receive 3 penalty points,” a spokesperson said.
“Slow down today and every day to help save lives.”
An Garda Síochána is conducting a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Tuesday 28th February to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 1st March 2023.
The aim of “Slow Down Day” is to remind drivers of the dangers of speeding, to increase compliance with speed limits and act as a deterrent to driving at excessive or inappropriate speed. The overall objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads.