GARDAÍ ARE investigating a collision on the M1 northbound at junction 12 (Drogheda) this afternoon. A number of minor injuries have been reported after the incident occurred at around 3pm. Gardaí say that the injured persons have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda for treatment. Motorists heading northbound on the M1 are being asked to divert at junction 10. They can rejoin the motorway at junction 12 and continue their journey northbound.
# driving - Friday 26 April, 2013
At 30+ minutes, we think it might be.
# driving - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Forest Éireann, a representative group for Irish smokers, says a ban on smoking in cars would have little positive effect.
# driving - Friday 5 April, 2013
New changes to the arrears system once again raise the question of whether tax should instead be included in fuel.
# driving - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
The independent TD was asked if he had penalty points wiped from his licence last December but denied he had. He intends to address the Dáil this evening.
# driving - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
Do NOT try this on the M50.
# driving - Monday 4 March, 2013
Several people in a new survey said their financial situation had become so tight that they had to leave their car off the road for weeks or even months.
# driving - Thursday 28 February, 2013
Pity he can’t move as quickly on the pitch…
# driving - Thursday 21 February, 2013
Because they might do this.
# driving - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.
# driving - Sunday 6 January, 2013
Two motorways, being completed in Brabant this summer, also include special lanes to recharge electric cars on the go.
# driving - Saturday 5 January, 2013
If it persuades people not to put off buying a car in 2013 – either through superstition or vanity – it will be a worthwhile exercise, writes Aaron McKenna.
# driving - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.
# driving - Thursday 27 December, 2012
Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.
# driving - Sunday 16 December, 2012
Ireland is considering introducing them as a sentencing option in drink-driving convictions, a measure recommended this week in the US.
# driving - Friday 14 December, 2012
Males aged 23-32 were the main group arrested for drink driving, and gardaí also noticed an increase in people detected driving ‘the morning after’.
# driving - Monday 3 December, 2012
Swedish carmarker Volvo is aiming for zero deaths or injuries in its cars as of 2020 due to smart functions in its vehicles.
# driving - Sunday 2 December, 2012
VRT increases, road tax increases, and a new registration plate system.
# driving - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Gardaí have already reported several crashes across the country.
# driving - Friday 16 November, 2012
Give this motorist a medal.
# driving - Friday 19 October, 2012
New measures could see novice drivers taken off the road after racking up just six penalty points. Do you agree?
# driving - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
While women may be worse than men at parking, we are better drivers and our insurance premiums should show that, writes AA Ireland’s Miriam O’Neill.
# driving - Monday 8 October, 2012
A new campaign has been launched in Co Mayo to inform to mothers-to-be of the dangers of driving without wearing a seatbelt.
# driving - Friday 5 October, 2012
Transport ministers from both sides of the border have agreed a “detailed timetable” for laws recognising penalty points.
# driving - Friday 21 September, 2012
What do you think of new proposals put forward by the Road Safety Authority?
# driving - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
Vorayuth Yoovidhya, grandson of energy drink creator, is released on bail after his Ferrari struck and killed a policeman.
# driving - Monday 27 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# driving - Sunday 19 August, 2012
# driving - Saturday 18 August, 2012
AA Ireland’s Conor Faughnan says ‘super-taxes’ on fuel are a central factor in petrol prices.
# driving - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Shuttle buses will operate from the Boghall Road and Bray Dart Station to Shoreline Leisure Centre for this evening’s fight.
# driving - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
# driving - Thursday 2 August, 2012
A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.
# driving - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Twelve-year-old Miranda Bowman steered the pickup truck into trees.
# driving - Monday 30 July, 2012
Most of the crash victims were seasonal workers from Ukraine.
# driving - Monday 23 July, 2012
“This is the most people I’ve seen in any passenger vehicle, and I’ve been an officer for 38 years.”
The 18-year-old was driving a van when it overturned outside Shercock yesterday evening.
# driving - Friday 20 July, 2012
New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.
# driving - Monday 25 June, 2012
THE PSNI HAS issued a gas leak alert for the town of Comber, Co Down. The Newtownards Road in the town has been closed and motorists are advised to use the bypass instead until the alert has been lifted.
# driving - Thursday 14 June, 2012
# driving - Monday 11 June, 2012
The planned changes could also cut the penalties for driving without a valid NCT – from five points down to three.