Safety cameras go live today

Garda safety cameras will be switched on across the country from today, using both fixed and mobile cameras.

It's hoped the cameras will act as a deterrent, changing driver behaviour and reducing the number of road deaths.

Their locations are primarily confined to accident blackspots, with 112 sites  identified in Donegal.

Conor Faughnan of AA Roadwatch says we're adopting good practices from other countries......

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