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10 new speed camera zones in Kerry

12 Apr

A Kerry County Councillor says the speed limits should be displayed alongside signs for speed camera zones. It comes as more stretches of road are added to the speed camera network. There are now 727 Go Safe or speed camera zones across the country. 243 zones were recently added, however, following more up to date collision date Gardai opted to remove 34 areas. 10 zones have been added in Kerry.

The new speed camera zones in Kerry:

  • R552 Aghanagran Lower to Ballyline West,
  • R551 Rahoonagh to Gortagurrane West,
  • R551 Ballymacquin Lower to Buncurrig,
  • N22 Curraglass to Drominaharee,
  • R551 Knockanush West to Clashaphuca,
  • R555 Knockaderreen to Craggane,
  • N70 Tullig Beg to Laharan,
  • N21 Ballyseedy to Ballymacthomas,
  • N70 Lacka to Claddanure East and crossing the border into Limerick,
  • N21 Ahane in Kerry to Kilkinlea Lower in Limerick.

via Radio Kerry News

28 new speed black spots identified in Kerry

22 Mar

28 new speed black spots have been identified in Kerry by the Gardai. The new areas will be subject to closer scrutiny by speed cameras. An additional 243 stretches of road have been further identified as having a collision history suitable for inclusion as a speed enforcement zone.

60% of these roads are regional/local roads while the remaining are national roads. In total therefore there are now 727 identified speed enforcement zones representing 2,354 kilometres – or 2.5% of the road network in Ireland. 48% of all fatal collisions in the five year period 2006 to 2012 occurred on these 727 sections of road.

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Speed Camera locations across Kerry

17 Nov

22 Speed cameras have been positioned on 14 stretches of road across Kerry. The cameras, operated by Listowel group Spectra which came into effect at midnight last night, will be positioned in areas where road deaths have occurred in the past. The Road Safety Authority has said that the introduction of a new network of speed cameras is the biggest single development in road safety in a decade.

According to the Garda website one or more speed cameras have or shortly will be positioned on the following roads in Kerry:

  • On the N69 between Garryantanvally and Coolnaleen Lower.
  • At the Six Crosses, and at Lower Mount Coal.
  • On the R523 between Skehanieran Lower and Carhooearagh.
  • On the R551 between ballyduff and Blackparks.
  • On the R558, Tralee to Fenit road between Knockanish and Seafield.
  • In Tralee from Monavalley through to Prince’s Street.
  • On the N86 from Lispole to Lough.
  • On the N70 outside Milltown from Kilburn to Bansagh to Castleconway.
  • On the N22 from Farranfore to Killarney, between Caherdeen and Dromadeesirt.
  • On the R563 between Knockagowna and Fossa.
  • On the N72 between Barraduff and Rathmore.
  • And on the R569 approaching Kenmare on the Kilowen Road.

Please use the comments to inform other motorists where these cameras have been spotted and help reduce road accidents in Kerry.

via Radio Kerry News