Tipperary Gardai warn speeding motorists

Tipperary Gardai are warning of more road checks
The Gardai in Tipperary have warned drivers and motorcyclists that they will be increasing their presence on the roads to curb the high level of traffic deaths so far this year.

The Gardai in Tipperary have warned drivers and motorcyclists that they will be increasing their presence on the roads to curb the high level of traffic deaths so far this year.

Tipperary has recorded among the highest fatalities in 2013, with eight people dying on its roads up to the end of May.

A total of 22 people have died in the South East, which includes parts of Tipperary.

“We will be mounting high visibility road checks over the coming weeks,” a Garda spokesperson told the Tipperary Star.

As well as speeding, they will be cracking down on drivers using mobile phones or not wearing belts.