Driver stopped at over twice the speed limit near Naas facing massive €5k fine

Senan Hogan

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Senan Hogan

Driver stopped doing 216% over speed limit near Naas facing €5k fine

Car speedometer. File Photo.

Naas Road Policing Unit stopped a motorist driving at 173km/h in a 80km/h zone along the N7/M7 roadworks.

That’s over double the official limit for the area.

The driver was arrested and charged with dangerous driving. 

Gardaí noted that the penalty for this charge of dangerous driving is a fine up to €5,000 and a two-year disqualification.

“This driver ended up speeding their way to a potential disqualification,” gardaí tweeted.