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21 May 2022

PICTURES: Carlow Gardaí catch motorists speeding on the M9 during Covid-19 lockdown

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CREDIT: Carlow/Kilkenny Gardaí

Carlow Gardaí have caught motorists speeding on the M9 during the Covid-19 lockdown despite the "reduced volume of traffic".

Carlow Roads Policing Unit, using their new speed detection camera, performed speed checks on the M9 motorway on April 10. 

Gardaí said: "Even with reduced volume of traffic, motorists must still obey speed limits. A number of [Fixed Charge Penalty Notices] were issued.

"One FCPN for jeep towing a trailer, for which the speed limit is 80km/h. All motorists stopped had essential journeys to make."

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