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# checkpoints - Friday 3 November, 2017

RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests

Around 400,000 more tests were falsified than earlier reported, according to a new report this week.

# checkpoints - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Garda Superintendent says new report of 400,000 more falsified breath tests 'could be described as a guesstimate'

The report published yesterday details how and why checkpoints were faked.

# checkpoints - Monday 31 July, 2017

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

# checkpoints - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

# checkpoints - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

21 people died on Irish roads last month

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

# checkpoints - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

# checkpoints - Monday 4 July, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

# checkpoints - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint

Officers are testing drivers across the country.

# checkpoints - Thursday 16 April, 2015

# checkpoints - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# checkpoints - Monday 17 March, 2014

Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris

Hundreds of police officers will man 60 checkpoints to ensure only the allowed cars and motorcycles are on the roads.

# checkpoints - Friday 31 January, 2014

195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz

Almost 100 people were stopped and given fixed penalty points during each of two days of checkpoints by gardai.

# checkpoints - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

# checkpoints - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.

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