Pic: An Garda Síochána via Twitter
Garda officers in Kildare have arrested a motorist who was going more than twice the speed limit over the weekend.
According to Garda Traffic on Twitter, the Divisional Roads Policing Unit of Naas conducted speed checks at Ardkill in the Carbury area.
The Unit detected a motorist travelling at 172kmh in an 80kmh zone.
It has been confirmed that the motorist was arrested for dangerous driving and has been charged to appear in court.
Garda Traffic have since appealed for motorists to slow down on the roads.
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