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03 Oct 2022

Driver 'almost 100km from home' arrested in Louth after being clocked at outrageous speed on the M1

Driver 'almost 100km from home' arrested after being clocked at outrageous speed on the M1

Gardaí in Louth arrested a motorist who was detected travelling at an outrageous speed on the M1 over the weekend, and also issued a Fixed Charge Notice for breaching Covid-19 restrictions as the driver was almost 100km from their home when stopped.

Louth Roads Policing Unit detected the car travelling at 184km/hr on the M1 - in a 120km zone - at Ardee on Saturday.

The driver, who was 'almost 100km from home when stopped' on a non-essential journey, was arrested for dangerous driving and was also issued a Fixed Charge Notice for travelling outside their 5km Covid-19 restriction zone.

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