National Slow Down Day: Donegal and Sligo among fastest drivers caught

One incident yesterday involved a vehicle travelling at 177 kilometres an hour in a 100 zone in Letterkenny, Co.Donegal.

Elsewhere, a car in Ballisodare, Co.Sligo was caught driving at 145 km/h in a 100 kilometre zone.

Over 140 thousand vehicles were checked as part of National Slow Down Day.

The campaign, run by the Gardaí along with GoSafe, saw extra checkpoints set up across the country encouraging drivers to reduce their speed.