Gardaí appeal for motorists to slow down over Christmas and New Year period

Gardaí in Kerry are appealing for drivers to slow down during the Christmas and New Year period.

According to figures from the Kerry Division of An Garda Siochana, 8 people lost their lives on Kerry roads up to Christmas of this year.

This represents an increase of 1 on 2016.

However, the number of serious injury collisions and serious injuries reduced by over one-third.

Chief Superintendent of the Kerry Division, Tom Myers, has this appeal for Kerry motorists.