Privately-run speed cameras to operate from next week

A network of privately-operated speed cameras is to be rolled out across the country from next week.

A network of privately-operated speed cameras is to be rolled out across the country from next week.

Speeding motorists face up to 12 penalty points and being put off the road.

The location of the 600 cameras will be available to the public at garda.ie

Similar initiatives in France and Sweden led to significant drops in road deaths in the region of 30%.

It is believed the vans will move location every few hours while remaining in the general area, so drivers will not be able to know their exact location.

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