A motorist in County Limerick has been caught travelling at nearly 170 kilometres an hour in a 50km/h zone.
Gardaí in Raheen clocked the car speeding in the residential area of St Nessans Road.
Limerick Roads Policing Unit- A number of vehicles detected for assorted speeding offences on National/Motorway network. #slowdown #NeverEverDrinkDrugDrive pic.twitter.com/HUpiHXkflp— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 3, 2019
Last week Gardaí across the country caught more than 400 drivers over the speed limit in a four-day period.
Up to 130,000 people were caught speeding in 2018 and 149 people lost their lives on our roads last year.