Driver Detected Speeding At 170km/h On M7

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A GoSafe Van in County Tipperary recorded one of the highest speed detections in the country.

The Garda Road Safety Partners monitored over 96,000 vehicles across the road network yesterday.

544 drivers were detected for speeding and will be issued with Fixed Charge Notices.

The highest speeds detected, per speed limit zone, were:

90km/h in 50km/h Gracefield Road, Portarlington, Offaly
90km/h in 60km/h Waterford Road, Clonmel, Tipperary
131km/h in 80km/h R148 Kilmurry, Enfield, Meath
170km/h in 100km/h N25 Ballyadam, Cork
141km/h in 120km/h M11 Coolacork, Glenealy, Wicklow

Meanwhile Tipperary Roads Policing Unit detected a driver on M7 Roscrea speed at 170km/h.

Our Roads Policing Units are out all over the county monitoring speed, while also conducting Drink & Drug Driving checkpoints.