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30km/h speed limits branded "farcical" - AA Ireland

Move won't work without proper design, warns motoring body

13th July, 2016
Limits branded "farcical"

The AA has branded plans to extend 30 km/h zones across Dublin as "farcical".

The organisation said the proposed limits "don't fit the engineering of the road and undermine road safety".

AA director of consumer affairs Conor Faughnan said: "This is clumsy and unnecessary and will do more harm than good for road safety. It is being sold as a road safety measure but it is not.

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