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#Drivers

# drivers - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens

Over a seven-month period there were 20 incidents in Navan, including a number of threats and physical assaults.

# drivers - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

# drivers - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Video: Luas releases footage of near misses with cyclists

The Luas operator said, “The trams are very much a part of Dublin’s transport infrastructure and this type of cyclist behaviour is irresponsible.”

# drivers - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK

It’s understood clarity was needed in light of Brexit.

# drivers - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding

Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.

# drivers - Monday 22 May, 2017

Dublin Bus ordered to compensate driver over 'systematic' rostering breach

A Labour Court ruling has highlighted the company’s failure to tell drivers of their specific start and finish times at least 24 hours in advance.

# drivers - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Garda criticism, migrants at Rosslare port and Dublin drivers ranked the worst in the country…

Dublin drivers ranked as the worst in Ireland

Drivers in Sligo and Leitrim are viewed as the best behaved, according to a new survey.

# drivers - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted

Some 147,000 summonses were issued to people who had never been given an opportunity to pay their fine.

# drivers - 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.

# drivers - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

# drivers - Friday 24 February, 2017

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said that retesting “is a really good idea”.

Penalty points for mobile phone use could be increased, Ross says

The Transport Minister said he is also looking at the practicalities of additional tests for older drivers.

# drivers - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge 16 awkward moments all drivers have experienced Toot Toot Beep Beep

16 awkward moments all drivers have experienced

*conks car*

# drivers - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge 16 times Bus Eireann proved it's a truly unique Irish travelling experience Ticket To Ride

# drivers - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside

A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.

# drivers - Monday 19 December, 2016

'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) said it was deeply concerned with the spike in numbers.

# drivers - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50 Red Cow

# drivers - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes

The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.

# drivers - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Driver disqualifications will not extend to other EU countries

Transport Minister Shane Ross told Cabinet this week that government would be repealing the section of the Act as it has been proven to be unworkable.

# drivers - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Irish Rail to refund clamping fees as 'gesture of goodwill'

The cars had valid parking tickets but were not parked in marked spaces at Newbridge train station.

# drivers - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Poll: Should it be illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car?

A grieving husband and father said this would make drivers and car owners equally accountable.

# drivers - Saturday 22 October, 2016

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# drivers - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# drivers - Sunday 28 August, 2016

New York taxi drivers no longer have to pass English proficiency test

Immigrants make up 96% of the 144,000 cabbies in the city.

# drivers - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'It has destroyed the lives of five families': 24 hours of tragedy on Donegal's roads

Six people have lost their lives in road collisions in Donegal this year – five of those road deaths occurred this week.

# drivers - Friday 22 July, 2016

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses

The liquidation of Setanta Insurance in 2014 left over 1,700 people out of pocket.

# drivers - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff

The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.

# drivers - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

# drivers - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Michael O'Leary on Luas drivers - "I'd sack the lot of them"

The Ryanair CEO wasn’t mincing his words today.

Ireland's drunk drivers will leave siblings to die and move bodies to avoid arrest

The Road Safety Authority is urging people not to get behind the wheel after drinking this weekend.

# drivers - Monday 30 May, 2016

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers

Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.

# drivers - Friday 27 May, 2016

Hundreds of excessive speeders caught by gardaí on 'Slow Down Day'

The enforcement operation will continue until tomorrow morning.

# drivers - Saturday 21 May, 2016

"We're looking for a fair slice of the company we've helped build"

Luas drivers speak about their long-running dispute.

# drivers - Friday 13 May, 2016

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.

# drivers - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400%

TDs said it was time the insurance companies were transparent about why the costs were on the rise for customers.

# drivers - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Irish Rail drivers received no support as families question them at suicide inquests

That’s according to a report carried out by the Railway Accident Investigation Unit.

# drivers - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

There are MORE Luas strikes planned for this weekend - and it looks like they're going ahead...

The tram service was closed last weekend, and it seems it’ll take something special to stop this weekend’s strikes from going ahead also.

# drivers - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Garda operation targeting people using mobile phones while driving

Operation Mobile Phone will continue today.

# drivers - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy has been documenting all the passive aggressive parking notes he comes across Gas Tickets
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