# drink-driving - Yesterday’s News
A Limerick driver travelling at double the speed limit because he was ‘late to work’ was caught yesterday morning.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
A proposed plan would see one small alcoholic drink place a driver over the limit.
# drink-driving - Monday 9 January, 2017
Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.
# drink-driving - Saturday 7 January, 2017
This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.
# drink-driving - Friday 6 January, 2017
Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority is looking into establishing a public database of disqualified drivers.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.
Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.
# drink-driving - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochana are urging people not to drink and drive this weekend.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
Gardaí say getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking remains a big problem.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.
# drink-driving - Saturday 10 December, 2016
Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.
# drink-driving - Thursday 8 December, 2016
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.
# drink-driving - Sunday 4 December, 2016
Two people were arrested in the Thor Operation checkpoint.
# drink-driving - Thursday 1 December, 2016
The parents of Ciarán Treacy remember the worst day of their lives – as do all who attended the four-year-old’s tiny body.
# drink-driving - Friday 18 November, 2016
Prescription medication almost as common as alcohol in road deaths, according to RSA report.
# drink-driving - Monday 24 October, 2016
The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.
# drink-driving - Friday 21 October, 2016
“Thank you for being responsible. Life is valuable.”
# drink-driving - Saturday 15 October, 2016
Gardaí are reminding motorists to never drink and drive.
# drink-driving - Thursday 22 September, 2016
The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.
# drink-driving - Thursday 8 September, 2016
Between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a factor in 38% of fatal collisions, claiming the lives of 286 people.
# drink-driving - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.
# drink-driving - Monday 18 July, 2016
All the car-related news you need to know – including new PSA fuel consumption data, new Garda drink-driving offensive and new Renault Dacia dealership.
# drink-driving - Saturday 16 July, 2016
The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.
# drink-driving - Monday 11 July, 2016
A total of 87 people have died on the roads so far this year, 10 more than in 2015.
# drink-driving - Friday 17 June, 2016
# drink-driving - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
The footage shows a six-year-old boy picking some sweets when a car smashes through the front window.
# drink-driving - Sunday 5 June, 2016
Officers are testing drivers across the country.
# drink-driving - Saturday 4 June, 2016
The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 1 June, 2016
There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.
# drink-driving - Saturday 16 April, 2016
Kris Caudilla is serving 15 years in prison after he slammed into a car and killed a police officer in 2010.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
# drink-driving - Monday 4 April, 2016
The singer crashed her Ferrari in London last September.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.
# drink-driving - Thursday 11 February, 2016
The driver was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.
# drink-driving - Thursday 4 February, 2016
Christina Donnelly has been campaigning for stronger road safety laws and sentencing since the death of her son and his friend in 2009.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 6 January, 2016
He added that people are surviving accidents now because cars are improving.
# drink-driving - Monday 4 January, 2016
Claire Hewitt was struck by a car close to her Clonsilla home.
# drink-driving - Friday 1 January, 2016
The planning officer for Dublin city and country wanted the one mile restriction between pubs abolished in favour of half mile limits.