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#Driver

# driver - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7

May 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 30,270 Views 89 Comments

Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.

# driver - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate
# Learner Driver
# Learner Driver

Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate

Sep 29th 2019, 3:08 PM 38,400 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Roads Policing Unit stopped the car for a speeding offence in Roscommon town.

# driver - Monday 3 June, 2019

Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth
# Dublin
# Dublin

Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth

Jun 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 27,864 Views 22 Comments

The incident occurred at 3.20pm yesterday on Windgate Road, when the car collided with the pillar of a house.

# driver - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance
# M7
# M7

Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance

Apr 14th 2019, 4:42 PM 47,308 Views 21 Comments

The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

# driver - Monday 21 January, 2019

Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers
# Claire Byrne Live Poll
# Claire Byrne Live Poll

Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers

Jan 21st 2019, 11:40 PM 15,436 Views 45 Comments

A further 38% said there should be an age limit, but disagreed on what the maximum age for drivers should be.

# driver - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Teenager (15) questioned over two Kinahan feud murders received over 10 juvenile cautions
# Youth For Hire
# Youth For Hire

Teenager (15) questioned over two Kinahan feud murders received over 10 juvenile cautions

Jan 19th 2019, 7:15 AM 30,236 Views 14 Comments

Sources said that the JLO system is too lenient.

# driver - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Jan 1st 2019, 3:59 PM 24,797 Views 52 Comments

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

# driver - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
# Germany
# Germany

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Dec 29th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,164 Views 15 Comments

Police arrested the driver.

# driver - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work
# Operation Enable
# Operation Enable

Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work

Nov 3rd 2018, 3:33 PM 52,218 Views 76 Comments

The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a fixed charge notice.

# driver - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water

Sep 29th 2018, 2:20 PM 58,080 Views 75 Comments

The businessman and presidential candidate is not commenting on the complaints.

# driver - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit
# Wexford
# Wexford

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

Aug 1st 2018, 8:45 AM 28,418 Views 0 Comments

The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.

# driver - Monday 30 July, 2018

Man to stand trial in UK accused of causing death of Irishman by dangerous driving
# Bedford
# Bedford

Man to stand trial in UK accused of causing death of Irishman by dangerous driving

Jul 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,986 Views 0 Comments

William Corrigan was pronounced dead at the scene in Bedford in February this year.

# driver - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision

May 29th 2018, 2:19 PM 13,753 Views 5 Comments

A teenager died in the incident.

# driver - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow

Jan 16th 2018, 7:27 PM 26,630 Views 22 Comments

The RSA has offered tips to people who will be driving during this period, when orange and yellow weather warnings have been issued.

# driver - Monday 1 January, 2018

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
# Clonee
# Clonee

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun

Jan 1st 2018, 5:45 PM 22,450 Views 25 Comments

There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.

# driver - Friday 1 September, 2017

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine
# Stopped
# Stopped

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine

Sep 1st 2017, 10:05 PM 37,245 Views 50 Comments

Gardaí tweeted today that a driver was stopped this morning in Dublin.

# driver - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car
# Rising Complaints
# Rising Complaints

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

Aug 15th 2017, 7:36 PM 68,509 Views 47 Comments

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

# driver - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:07 AM 15,082 Views 88 Comments

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

# driver - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign
# Co Down
# Co Down

Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign

May 20th 2017, 7:22 PM 26,718 Views 4 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# driver - Friday 19 May, 2017

Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder

May 19th 2017, 7:47 PM 11,052 Views 0 Comments

Authorities said there was no evidence the crash was terror-related.

# driver - Friday 28 April, 2017

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl

Apr 28th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,230 Views 0 Comments

52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

# driver - Monday 24 April, 2017

Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car
# Tralee
# Tralee

Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car

Apr 24th 2017, 6:43 PM 38,662 Views 0 Comments

The driver had left the scene of the crash on foot but was followed by locals in the area.

# driver - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
# Kilbarrack Station
# Kilbarrack Station

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

Apr 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 34,985 Views 30 Comments

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

# driver - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked

Apr 1st 2017, 3:28 PM 10,703 Views 5 Comments

Two men reportedly pulled him from a black Ford Fiesta before driving off in the car.

# driver - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets
# Barber Shop
# Barber Shop

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets

Mar 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,847 Views 24 Comments

“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”

# driver - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted
# Mistake
# Mistake

Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 28,176 Views 63 Comments

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

# driver - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car
# Courts
# Courts

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car

Jan 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 25,401 Views 27 Comments

He had 57 previous convictions,

# driver - Monday 9 January, 2017

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Jan 9th 2017, 9:15 PM 51,502 Views 57 Comments

Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.

# driver - Friday 30 December, 2016

17-year-old driver seriously injured in single vehicle crash
# Cork
# Cork

17-year-old driver seriously injured in single vehicle crash

Dec 30th 2016, 10:30 PM 24,877 Views 17 Comments

The crash occurred shortly after 7pm when a car struck a wall on a minor road at Lackenroe in Cork.

# driver - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home
# Guilty
# Guilty

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home

Jul 6th 2016, 8:50 PM 50,766 Views 101 Comments

The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.

# driver - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision
# Meath
# Meath

Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision

Jun 19th 2016, 7:42 AM 20,827 Views 6 Comments

The woman was seriously injured and later was pronounced dead.

# driver - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Driver survives serious crash after losing control in heavy rain
# Kilcullen
# Kilcullen

Driver survives serious crash after losing control in heavy rain

Jun 16th 2016, 9:06 AM 29,635 Views 51 Comments

Gardaí have asked motorists to slow down.

# driver - Friday 29 April, 2016

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision

Apr 29th 2016, 8:59 PM 29,942 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon.

# driver - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Siptu isn't happy that Transdev's top boss came from the UK but didn't meet workers
# Luas
# Luas

Siptu isn't happy that Transdev's top boss came from the UK but didn't meet workers

Mar 31st 2016, 11:05 PM 44,376 Views 172 Comments

More work stoppage are scheduled for this weekend.

# driver - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today
# Prosecute
# Prosecute

This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today

Mar 2nd 2016, 9:41 PM 57,094 Views 32 Comments

The driver had no licence or insurance and will be prosecuted by Limerick County Council.

# driver - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof

Feb 27th 2016, 3:40 PM 20,991 Views 13 Comments

This happened in the early hours of this morning.

# driver - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man who tried to sue after bus driver didn't give him 5c receipt now faces €20k legal bill
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Man who tried to sue after bus driver didn't give him 5c receipt now faces €20k legal bill

Dec 17th 2015, 8:16 AM 35,306 Views 140 Comments

The driver had ordered him off the bus and, when he refused, the gardai had been called.

# driver - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes
# Texting
# Texting

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes

Sep 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,417 Views 12 Comments

Just one glance at that text message could make all the difference.

# driver - Thursday 6 August, 2015

WATCH: This three-year-old taxi driver caused quite a stir in Dublin
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

WATCH: This three-year-old taxi driver caused quite a stir in Dublin

Aug 6th 2015, 12:43 PM 27,024 Views 9 Comments

He’s pretty good and all.

# driver - Monday 20 July, 2015

90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver
# Thanks
# Thanks

90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver

Jul 20th 2015, 3:30 PM 30,555 Views 74 Comments

Their mammies taught them well.

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