Operation Slow Down: Three drivers caught doing over 140kph in 100kph zones

Operation Slow Down: Three drivers caught doing over 140kph in 100kph zones

Gardaí have revealed three drivers were driving more than 40 kms over the 100kms per hour limit in Donegal and Westmeath, as part of a 24-hour crackdown on speeding.

Yesterday's 'Operation Slow Down' saw the speed checked on 115,003 vehicles with 451 of them found to be speeding.

Between 7am yesterday and 7am today, some notable incidents were:

- 141 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the R238 Ture, Muff, Donegal

- 133 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the R446 Curragh, Aughrim, Galway

- 86 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the Ballybough Road, Dublin 3, Dublin

- 93 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on N25 Garranbaun, Dungarvan, Waterford

- 125 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N25 Parkeennaglogh, Kilmacthomas, Waterford

- 148 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N55 near the town of Glasson in Westmeath

- 144 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N6 Clonbrusk, Athlone, Westmeath

- 105 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the R166 Drumleck, Castlebellingham, Louth

- 118 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the R772 in Gorey

- 119 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the R173 in Ballyonan in Co. Louth

- 108 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the R267 Bundoran

- 124 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N5 Castlebar

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