Kildare's lucrative speed traps

Kildare's All-Ireland speeding success

Henry Bauress

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Kildare's lucrative speed traps

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Threeof the top ten national locations for speed fine collections are in county Kildare, according to a recent analysis of figures.

It was reported recently that between January 2015 and September 2016, two locations on the N7 road brought in €700,000 between them.

A sum of €400,240 was collected from speed cameras on the N7 at Greenhills, Kill.

A further €300,000 was collected from cameras located at Kill West, Kill, also on the N7.

Also in the top table was a regional road, the R445 at Ballymany, Newbridge, where €239,960 was said to be collected in the 2012/2014/2016 period, with €93,280 of this in 2014.

From January- September this year, the national speed location collection winner was the N7, Greenhills with €202,640 collected in nine months.

The N7 at Kill West took in €137,480 and the R445 at Ballymany, €65,680.