# penalty-points - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
The loophole has seen roughly 7,500 cases annually thrown out of court.
# penalty-points - Saturday 7 May, 2016
More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.
# penalty-points - Saturday 24 October, 2015
Or do they still deserve some privacy?
# penalty-points - Tuesday 29 September, 2015
The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.
# penalty-points - Sunday 23 August, 2015
It’s Sunday and AA Ireland’s tongue is firmly in its cheek with this analysis.
# penalty-points - Monday 22 June, 2015
A report recently highlighted the problem of non-endorsement of driving licences with penalty points.
# penalty-points - Saturday 13 June, 2015
# penalty-points - Saturday 18 April, 2015
And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…
# penalty-points - Wednesday 1 April, 2015
The independent TD made the comments in the Dáil yesterday.
# penalty-points - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Anybody buying a second hand vehicle is being urged to check the number on the NCT disk.
# penalty-points - Tuesday 27 January, 2015
A report found 114 penalty point cancellations required further investigation.
# penalty-points - Friday 23 January, 2015
A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.
# penalty-points - Thursday 15 January, 2015
Have you had trouble getting an appointment?
# penalty-points - Thursday 11 December, 2014
A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.
# penalty-points - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.
# penalty-points - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
Thousands of points could be cancelled.
# penalty-points - Monday 8 December, 2014
Drivers will be applicable for points under 14 new offences, with increased penalties for a further nine.
# penalty-points - Thursday 2 October, 2014
Everyone’s talking about jobs, Phil Hogan and protests in Hong Kong.
The Public Accounts Committee has published its report into the penalty points system today.
Less than 1 in 4 of people summoned to court for penalty point offences received convictions.
# penalty-points - Thursday 25 September, 2014
“We should ask the really radical question — should the gardaí get discretion? If so many of them are abusing it – why should they have it?”
# penalty-points - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The Justice Minister has been speaking about the fresh penalty points controversy today.
John Wilson blasted the lack of accountability in the penalty points system.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
McCabe will spend the rest of the week in Dublin outlining the new allegations that gardaí have been cancelling penalty points since new regulations came in.
# penalty-points - Monday 15 September, 2014
GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.
# penalty-points - Sunday 14 September, 2014
McCabe has handed over evidence to GSOC and has been interviewed at the Ombudsman’s office recently.
# penalty-points - Thursday 28 August, 2014
However, there have not yet been any prosecutions under a new law completely banning using a phone while driving.
# penalty-points - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
One in ten Irish motorists are still doing it – do we need harsher punishments to stop them?
A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.
# penalty-points - Friday 1 August, 2014
There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.
# penalty-points - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.
# penalty-points - Thursday 19 June, 2014
John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
# penalty-points - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
The move comes as part of a massive overhaul of the system.
Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.
# penalty-points - Sunday 15 June, 2014
The RSA thanked him for his ‘tireless’ work as a campaigner.
# penalty-points - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.