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# cars - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on ‘cash for cars’ ads

The council is liaising with gardaí on the issue of the illegal ads.

# cars - Monday 3 November, 2014

From Business ETC We’re buying a lot of new cars… the most since 2009 Beep Beep

We’re buying a lot of new cars… the most since 2009

It’s the first time in 5 years new car sales have reached over 95,000.

# cars - Friday 24 October, 2014

From Business ETC Volkswagen recalls 1,256 cars in Ireland Total Recall

Volkswagen recalls 1,256 cars in Ireland

If you have a Volkswagen Polo 1,2 TDI, you should definitely read this.

Here’s how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# cars - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC WATCH: This Audi has become the world’s fastest self-driving car Vorsprung Durch Technik

# cars - Monday 20 October, 2014

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Three clamping staff were also attacked during that time in the city.

# cars - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when you attach a bunch of party whistles to a car exhaust Exhausted

Speed limits in housing estates to be reviewed after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Jake’s Legacy Campaign was set up to promote increased safety on roads for cyclists and pedestrians.

# cars - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

# cars - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

# cars - Thursday 9 October, 2014

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?

There’s speculation that the original fine could be €80 but this could go up to €1,000 if the fine isn’t paid and the case is brought to court.

# cars - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ever been clamped? The process is set to be overhauled

A new Bill seeks to regulate release fees and introduce a complaints process.

Have you checked your tyres lately?

The minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm for cars and 1mm for motorcycles.

A LOT of new cars have been bought in Ireland this year

Over 20,000 more new cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year, compared with 2013.

# cars - Friday 3 October, 2014

Collision blocks right lanes on M50 southbound

Emergency services are removing the vehicle.

From The Daily Edge Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson’s number plate Falklands

Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson’s number plate

Locals claimed the registration plate referred to the Falklands war.

# cars - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From Business ETC This 1980s General Motors touchscreen was decades ahead of its time Oooooooo
From Business ETC If you’ve bought an Opel recently you’re being told not to drive it Safety

If you’ve bought an Opel recently you’re being told not to drive it

New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans were manufactured with a steering fault.

Aaron McKenna: We need to deal with the dangers of older drivers as much as young ones

Yes, it may be politically unpalatable to target older drivers (ie solid voters) but is that a good enough reason to allow dangerous drivers onto our road?

# cars - Monday 22 September, 2014

Arsonist sought after six cars set on fire over the weekend

Police in Belfast are treating the fires as suspicious.

# cars - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment

‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’

# cars - Monday 25 August, 2014

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# cars - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Man in hospital with serious head injuries following overnight crash in Enniskillen

A 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of motoring offences

# cars - Sunday 10 August, 2014

# cars - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Woman killed and six people injured in crash in Galway

Six people – including three children – were taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries.

# cars - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 driving sins that should automatically earn you a novice plate N Plates

11 driving sins that should automatically earn you a novice plate

An N plate for you, an N plate for you, and an especially big N plate for YOU!

# cars - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This filthy car will make you feel really good about the state of your car Horror

# cars - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers Regulation

Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers

Drivers can bypass background checks, insurance and vehicle upkeep and safety.

# cars - Monday 7 July, 2014

From Business ETC We bought five times more electric cars this year… Going Green

We bought five times more electric cars this year…

…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.

# cars - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From Business ETC Toyota to sell fuel cell cars for €50k in US, Europe Fuel Cell Car

Toyota to sell fuel cell cars for €50k in US, Europe

Japanese carmaker says its new fuel cell vehicle can travel about 700km before refuelling.

# cars - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Driver deaths are down, but “more vulnerable” road users are being killed

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# cars - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

These cars were bought with fake bank drafts and sold on to unsuspecting buyers

Gardaí said there is a nationwide scam with perpetrators using marketplace sites to buy the cars and then sell them on for cash. One person lost €40,000 last year.

# cars - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From Business ETC Will a ‘black box’ fitted into cars help improve road safety? Telematics

Will a ‘black box’ fitted into cars help improve road safety?

A new study, which is being run by Trinity College Dublin and CRASH Services, will fit a ‘black box’ into cars to see if such technology can help improve driver behaviour.

There is a ‘real turf war’ going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin

A new Trinity College research project also finds that a large number of cycling accidents are going unreported.

# cars - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman rescued after managing to get her tyres stuck in overhead wires The Wire

# cars - Friday 6 June, 2014

How should the driving test be changed?

The Road Safety Authority wants your input.

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?

# cars - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 joyous stages of getting your very first car Cruising

The 10 joyous stages of getting your very first car

Time to go to all the places we don’t need to go to.

# cars - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Back off, buddy: Irish drivers love to ‘tailgate’

Survey shows we have three main ways of dealing with impatient drivers.

# cars - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jeremy Clarkson denies using racist rhyme while filming Top Gear Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson denies using racist rhyme while filming Top Gear

An unseen clip shows Clarkson using racist word just days after last racism row.

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