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.