17 May 2022

Driver gets ten months in jail and ten year road ban for speeding on motorway

Speeding driver gets 10 months in jail and 10 year ban

A Garda with a laser speed gun

Naas Roads Policing Unit confirmed they stopped a car speeding at 182km/h on a motorway in Kildare earlier this month.

As the speed had exceeded the legal limit by over 60km/h, the penalties were more serious than just a fine and penalty points. 

The driver was immediately arrested for dangerous driving at the scene. 

Then, following a court appearance, the motorist was sentenced to 10 months in prison.

In addition, he has been disqualified from driving for 10 years.

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