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A North West motorist was caught breaking the speed limit this morning when they were caught travelling 94km/h over the speed limit. The Roads Policing unit in the Sligo Leitrim Division who are performing a number of speed checkpoints at various locations across the region, caught a motorist travelling 194…

More than 500 motorists in the north west were disqualified from driving last year. The figures have been released by the Department of Transport under the Freedom of Information Act. The disqualification figures for the north west are made up of 311 motorists disqualified in Donegal, 128 in Sligo and…

There is growing concern about speeding vehicles on the N59 road leading into Ballisodare.   Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy has called for a Safety Improvement Scheme be put in place from Corhownagh Church to Ballisodare.   Meanwhile, Independent Alliance Councillor Marie Casserly says there’s a need for further traffic…

The speed of vehicles through the towns and villages in north Leitrim is being described as very serious and warning have been issued that unless safety measures are taken there could be serious accidents. Particular safety concerns have been raised over the issue in Killargue and Lurganboy. Independent Councillor Felim…

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…

The Gardaí’s “Operation Slow Down” has caught 322 motorists breaking speed limits. Some of the worst cases nationally were recorded locally with one driver caught doing more than 70 kilometres per hour over the speed limit in Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo. Another driver in Cashelard, Co.Donegal was also recorded going 70…