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#drink driving

# drink-driving - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Mother whose son was killed by drink driver brings about change in bail law

Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.

# drink-driving - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Drunk driver arrested after crashing while approaching garda checkpoint

Two people were arrested in the Thor Operation checkpoint.

# drink-driving - Thursday 1 December, 2016

This heartbreaking video should stop drink drivers in their tracks this Christmas

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

Almost one in five road death victims in 2013 tested positive for illegal drugs

Prescription medication almost as common as alcohol in road deaths, according to RSA report.

# drink-driving - Monday 24 October, 2016

Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone

The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.

# drink-driving - Friday 21 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge A pub gave this customer free food as a thank you for not drinking and driving Original Joe's

A pub gave this customer free food as a thank you for not drinking and driving

“Thank you for being responsible. Life is valuable.”

# drink-driving - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Drink driver arrested after car crashed into traffic lights

Gardaí are reminding motorists to never drink and drive.

# drink-driving - Thursday 22 September, 2016

One in four farmers said they have driven home after drinking at least three pints

The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.

# drink-driving - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Questions on drink driving will be added to the driver theory test

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

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

# drink-driving - Monday 18 July, 2016

PSA Group real world fuel consumption data is world first in automotive industry

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

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party

The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.

# drink-driving - Monday 11 July, 2016

Major anti-drinking driving blitz launched as road deaths jump 15% in a year

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

Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow

The Road Safety Authority is warning that “almost half of pedestrians killed on our roads have consumed alcohol”.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Video: 79-year-old drink driver ploughs through shop window hitting young child

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

Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint

Officers are testing drivers across the country.

# drink-driving - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

# drink-driving - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'

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

Former X Factor judge Tulisa banned from driving for 15 months

The singer crashed her Ferrari in London last September.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving

If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.

# drink-driving - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Gardaí issue warning after car crash in Limerick

The driver was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

# drink-driving - Thursday 4 February, 2016

'My Brendan was killed by a drunk driver - it left a desperate void in our lives'

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

Healy Rae on drink driving, 'If a person goes out and has a little drink, they're hurting no one'

He added that people are surviving accidents now because cars are improving.

# drink-driving - Monday 4 January, 2016

Community in anger after suspected drink-driver kills Dublin woman RIP

Community in anger after suspected drink-driver kills Dublin woman

Claire Hewitt was struck by a car close to her Clonsilla home.

# drink-driving - Friday 1 January, 2016

Dublin planning officer: More pubs will reduce drink driving as people wouldn't have as far to travel

The planning officer for Dublin city and country wanted the one mile restriction between pubs abolished in favour of half mile limits.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico

During the sentencing phase of Ethan Couch’s trial, a defence expert argued that Couch’s wealthy parents coddled him into a sense of irresponsibility — a condition the expert termed “affluenza”.

# drink-driving - Saturday 28 November, 2015

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea Wise Up This post contains videos

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea

284,000 Irish drivers have admitted to some manner of drink driving in the last 12 months.

# drink-driving - Monday 23 November, 2015

This photo of a baby girl wearing her fallen mother's police hat has gone viral

Jaimie Jursevics was allegedly killed by a drunk driver.

# drink-driving - Monday 16 November, 2015

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm"

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm"

The parents of four-year-old Ciarán Treacy, who was killed by a drunk driver, have given their first televised interview this evening.

# drink-driving - Thursday 29 October, 2015

"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas

“Irish people live on risks – they don’t think before they act.”

# drink-driving - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

The courts say they have an 86% conviction rate for drink-driving

That’s double what had been reported.

# drink-driving - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd

A two-year-old boy is among the dead.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?

A crackdown on drink-driving is on the cards as figures show more than half of cases do not end in conviction.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash Punishment

Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash

Martin Caceres was fortunate to escape without serious injury.

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

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.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole

This closes the loophole for future cases but the status of previous tickets remains unclear

# drink-driving - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From The42 This may not be the smartest celebration days after crashing your car in an alleged drink-driving incident Celebrations