Cllr McBride calls for reduction of speed limit on Letterkenny road

There are renewed calls for a reduction in the speed limit on the stretch of road in Letterkenny between the Dry Arch and Polestar roundabouts.

The current limit is 100 kmph but Councillor Noel McBride is calling for it to be reduced to just 60 kmph.

There are concerns that reducing the speed to such a level on the four lane stretch of road would make motorists easy targets for speeding fines.

But Councillor McBride says safety is paramount:

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