Hundreds of speed limits in Roscommon could be changed

Roscommon County Council has begun the formal process of changing speed limits at hundreds of locations across the county.

The bye-laws adjust speed limits in urban and rural areas, the majority of changes are to decrease the limit but there is an increase in some cases.

The draft also includes provision to reduce the limits in housing estates to 30 kilometres an hour in 54 towns and villages.

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The public are asked to consider the details of the plans at local authority offices and online until the 9th of February with submissions accepted up until 4 o clock that day.