Gardaí have announced that as and from midnight next Friday, there will be 1,031 speed camera locations around the country; increasing by 355 the previous number of similar detection zones.
These 1,031 Safety Cameras only now operate in locations where there exists a history of speed-related collisions, relating often in death; same identified using the most recent collision statistics available.
‘GoSafe’ provider and operator of the system, currently conduct 100 hours of surveying a month and the location of all enforcement zones can be seen clearly on the Garda website – See link http://www.garda.ie/GoSafe.htm
Warning: An Garda Síochána will conduct a national “Slow Down” operation starting also from next Friday morning; commencing from 7.00am and continuing for 24 hours.
It is also worth remembering that 68 people have been killed on Irish roads, so far this year, (6 of these sadly in Co. Tipperary).
Deaths on Irish roads, when compared to this time last year, have regrettably increased by an overall 13 fatalities to date.