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Ardee Gardai nab driver who broke speed limit following an ambulance

Ardee Garda Station. Photo Credit: Adrian Crawley.

Garda officers from the Ardee district issued a fine to a driver spotted travelling over the speed limit, whilst following an ambulance which was responding to an emergency at the time.

Gardai were operating a checkpoint when they detected the vehicle driving in excess of the 120km motorway speed limit, while driving behind an ambulance with blue emergency lights activated.


Upon stopping the car, officers discovered the car was not connected to the emergency and had no business following the ambulance at high speed.

A fixed charge notice is to be issued to the offending driver.

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