Van stopped almost 40km/h above speed limit

Gardaí have urged people to stay safe on the roads.

Gardaí have issued a warning to drivers after a van was stopped almost 40km/h over the speed limit.

A spokesperson says Cavan Roads Policing Unit stopped a number of drivers for speeding in recent days.

"The most notable one was a van and trailer travelling at a speed of 117km/h."

The speed limit for any vehicle towing a trailer is 80km/h. The trailer was being used to carry a car a the time.

Another driver was stopped travelling at 134km/h.

Gardaí say fines were issued to the drivers stopped.