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#Driving

# driving - Monday 8 January, 2018

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

# driving - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

New booking system for driving tests won't be in place until end of year

In some counties the average waiting time for the test is more than 20 weeks.

# driving - Thursday 28 December, 2017

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.

# driving - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# driving - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Poll: Should it be free to do the driving test? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be free to do the driving test?

The learner permit costs €35 and it costs €85 to sit the driving test for a standard car.

# driving - Friday 15 December, 2017

Gardaí are encouraging people to offer lifts home with this little card

The message on the card reads “Here’s something that will give you a little lift this Christmas”.

# driving - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase

Road deaths are down this year, but gardaí said they will not be complacent in the run up to Christmas.

# driving - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Motorists warned to take care after a cold and frosty night

Motorists warned to take care after a cold and frosty night

A status yellow snow-ice alert remains in place today.

# driving - Friday 24 November, 2017

Motorists warned to slow down as snow-ice alert remains in place

The weather is thankfully expected to get a bit milder over the coming days.

# driving - Friday 20 October, 2017

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

# driving - Friday 13 October, 2017

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

# driving - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

# driving - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'

What do men in Saudi Arabia think about the removal of the ban on women driving?

# driving - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

# driving - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours

Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.

# driving - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

# driving - Monday 21 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges?

New measures have come into effect in Dublin.

# driving - 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.”

# driving - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Taking calls and checking Facebook while driving: Irish drivers are among the worst in Europe

A new survey has looked at bad phone habits while behind the wheel.

# driving - Monday 17 July, 2017

The 6 driving habits that annoy me the most as a motoring journalist

Did your top pet peeves make the list?

# driving - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

# driving - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon What Are You At

A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon

We wouldn’t say that’s the best idea. But you do you.

# driving - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Gardaí warn modifications dangerous and illegal after Dublin truck found with spikes

Officers say this poses a serious risk to cyclists, pedestrians and all other road users.

# driving - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Poll: Does the risk of penalty points affect your driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the risk of penalty points affect your driving?

Incurring penalty points can make your insurance more expensive and even disqualify you from driving.

# driving - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From The42 Woods found asleep at the wheel but passed roadside breath test Police Report

Woods found asleep at the wheel but passed roadside breath test

Police say the former world number one ‘did not know where he was’.

# driving - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

# driving - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man who crashed car after taking six ecstasy tablets jailed for two years

Anthony Ward (26) drove the car at night with the lights switched off at speeds of up to 160 km/hr.

# driving - Monday 15 May, 2017

5 unmissable road trips around the world - by someone who drives for a living

Our motors correspondent Melanie May reveals her favourite routes.

# driving - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

# driving - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Driver who hit and killed a Kildare councillor was speeding and didn’t brake

Damien Klasinski pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Willie Crowley.

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin?

‘Are we being too generous to the car driver?,’ councillors ask.

# driving - Friday 28 April, 2017

8 views around Ireland for your bucket list (and the roads to get there)

Turn on the sat nav and get going.

# driving - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia

The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.

# driving - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# driving - Friday 14 April, 2017

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?

We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.

# driving - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Drug warning over middle-aged motorists who 'borrow' tablets and drive

New drug-driving roadside checks are starting today.

# driving - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'We are absolutely disgusted by the justice system in Ireland' - Family of tragic car crash victim

Kevin McCarthy has been jailed for the manner of his driving in a crash that killed his friend Thomas Carroll.

# driving - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Dublin drivers ranked as the worst in Ireland

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

# driving - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

# driving - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

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