Road Traffic Bill would create special speed limit in built up areas

 

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A new bill would create a special speed limit of 20 kilometers an hour that local councils can use in built up areas.

Transport Minister Shane Ross is bringing the Road Traffic Bill to committee stage at the end of the month.

The new limit is part of the response to the 'Jake's Legacy' campaign - which was set up after 6 year old Jake Brennan was killed outside his housing estate in Kilkenny in 2014.

Minister Ross says that will be one of a number of measures included: