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# car - Yesterday’s News


# car - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# car - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble

The software was unveiled in a New York Times report and Uber said it was only used in areas where it was not banned.

# car - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany

The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.

# car - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Fatal hit-and-run: Gardaí looking for info on green Mondeo that failed to stay at scene

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Co Meath.

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# car - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man and woman arrested after drugs and tablets found in car stopped for no tax and insurance

The discovery was made at an automatic number plate recognition checkpoint at Curragh Farm, Kildare Town.

# car - Monday 23 January, 2017

Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone

The driver is due to appear in court at a later date.

# car - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car

He had 57 previous convictions,

# car - Monday 16 January, 2017

Poll: Would you use a driverless car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?

Some experts say they would be safer, but there are concerns about the impact on jobs.

# car - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow

Luckily, no one was injured.

# car - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.

# car - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Car seized after overtaking garda car at over 100 kph

The vehicle had no NCT since 2015 and the front tyres were bald.

# car - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man jailed for life after intentionally leaving toddler in hot car to die

Prosecutors argued that Justin Ross Harris was unhappily married and killed his son because he wanted an escape from family life.

# car - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai New Season

Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai

Munster’s Shane Daly and Leinster centre Jimmy O’Brien are also named for the first time.

# car - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'

Gardaí have issued advice to any potential car buyers to double check the vehicle is legitimate.

# car - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin

The car was stopped by gardaí on the Finglas Road yesterday evening.

# car - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

# car - Friday 16 September, 2016

Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car

The man traded in his Ferrari which was then sold by the dealership for €137,300.

# car - Monday 12 September, 2016

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has recommended that VAT be implemented on state-owned motorway tolls.

# car - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan

The items were seized, but no one was arrested.

# car - Friday 5 August, 2016

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

# car - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car That Escalated Quickly This post contains images

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

# car - Monday 18 July, 2016

Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked

The incident happened at the Northside Park and Ride Car Park in Belfast last week.

# car - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire

Emergency services are at the scene.

# car - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

# car - Thursday 30 June, 2016

These prototype wheels would make parallel parking an easier task

Ever see a car move sideways before?

# car - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run

On the fifth anniversary of his death, gardaí are hoping for more information on what happened to Fintan Treanor.

# car - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was jailed for a series of brutal rapes and murders in CAR over a decade ago.

# car - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car

Finding your vehicle in a packed car park is going to be that little bit easier.

# car - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

# car - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

# car - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Young man dies in car crash early this morning

Two men were driving in the car when it drove off the road into a ditch.

# car - Friday 3 June, 2016

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves

It’s the next logical step forward.

# car - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Hutch murder: Gardaí look for help in tracing movements of getaway car

A silver Skoda seen in the area at the time of the shooting was later found burnt out.

# car - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit

The bonnet of the car is covered by an “eggshell-like” cover that breaks if it collides with a person.

# car - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman is trying to sell her car on eBay with the most brutally honest ad Piece Of Excrement

# car - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Renewed appeal for missing man whose car was found near Wicklow forest

Marcin Machalak was last seen on 17 April.

# car - Friday 29 April, 2016

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision

The incident occurred this afternoon.

# car - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Paralympian's adapted car found in Lucan after being stolen from his driveway

John McCarthy said the culprits might have viewed him as an “easy target”.

# car - Monday 25 April, 2016

'I think they thought it was an easy target': Paralympian has adapted car stolen from his driveway

He is supposed to be going to the UK for a race this weekend.

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