Speed Limitation Devices

Find out some of the main speed limitation device offences relevant to your vehicle.

Legal instrument Offence description Penalty

SI No. 831 of 2005 

European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005
Regulation 4

Speed limiter device

Contravention of provisions of Regulation 3 – requirements for speed limitation devices

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

SI No. 831 of 2005

European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005
Regulation 7
 

Supply of vehicle, speed limitation device, or speed limitation on-board system

Contravention of the provisions of Regulation 7 – supply of vehicles, devices or systems

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

 

SI No. 831 of 2005


European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005

Owner responsibilities

Contravention of the provisions of Regulation 4 – requirements for speed limitation devices

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

 

The table above should not be treated as a legal interpretation of any law requirements. It is a matter for each operator, owner and driver to ensure that he or she complies with the applicable law.