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#Drivers

# drivers - Monday 14 October, 2013

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

DARTs are running with just 2 or 4 carriages this morning after drivers refused to carry out a necessary check before the trains left the depot.

# drivers - Monday 2 September, 2013

Major changes due for St Stephen's Green traffic

There will be a new right turn at Merrion Row and onto St Stephen’s Green West.

# drivers - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The most annoying car park users in the world

The most annoying car park users in the world

Are you one of these people? ARE YOU?

# drivers - Thursday 8 August, 2013

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management

SIPTU has said it will ballot its members on the new recommendations early next week.

# drivers - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive L Plates

You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive

In which case, you’ll never forget it.

# drivers - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Witnesses sought to two-vehicle collision that left three injured

One male passenger was left seriously injured following the incident.

# drivers - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 12 worst things about being a cyclist Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

# drivers - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads Wheely Irritating

The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads

How many of these will you meet on your commute?

# drivers - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.

# drivers - Thursday 30 May, 2013

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend

“The speed limit is not a target that must be achieved,” the Garda Assistant Commissioner has warned.

# drivers - Monday 27 May, 2013

10 per cent of Irish drivers still don't buckle up

A new survey has revealed that drivers in Ireland are speeding, tailgating and forgetting to dim their lights like nobody’s business.

# drivers - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage

Over a quarter of Irish drivers have had their car damaged by an unidentified driver and almost 7 per cent have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, according to the AA.

# drivers - Friday 26 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is this the world's worst attempt at parallel parking? Hard Right This post contains videos

Is this the world's worst attempt at parallel parking?

At 30+ minutes, we think it might be.

# drivers - Thursday 28 February, 2013

New app lets you verify your taxi driver

The Taxi Driver Check smartphone app is from the National Transport Authority and lets you check the licence details of the vehicle and driver – and see an ID photo.

# drivers - Monday 4 February, 2013

Insurance companies to have full access to drivers' offences

The measures mean that insurance companies will be able to take serious offences into account when applying a loading on an insurance policy for penalty points.

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers' road offences? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers' road offences?

New measures will allow insurers to access information on the reasons for drivers incurring penalty points, a move expected to push up premiums. What do you think?

# drivers - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Appeal for witnesses after serious Cork crash

The accident happened on the Cork to Waterford road in the early hours of this morning.

# drivers - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel

A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.

# drivers - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

# drivers - Monday 17 December, 2012

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver?

Research from the AA says 13 per cent of us – and a fifth of teens – have been driven by an over-the-limit driver.

# drivers - Sunday 16 December, 2012

13 per cent of people have travelled with over-the-limit driver

The AA’s latest survey showed that this is a more common occurrence among 17 – 24 year olds, with one in five of them saying they had travelled with a driver over the limit.

# drivers - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# drivers - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# drivers - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Watch out: Drivers warned to take care on icy roads

Gardaí and AA Roadwatch are warning drivers to take care after freezing weather created dangerous conditions across the country.

# drivers - Friday 2 November, 2012

Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane

All traffic lights are out of order in Slane and Gardaí have told motorists to take extra care.

# drivers - Friday 19 October, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with a harsher penalty points system for novice drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with a harsher penalty points system for novice drivers?

New measures could see novice drivers taken off the road after racking up just six penalty points. Do you agree?

# drivers - Monday 15 October, 2012

1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads

A survey on motorists says that 13 per cent of them have gotten out of their car to confront another driver.

# drivers - Friday 21 September, 2012

Poll: Should gardaí have the power to check mobile phone records of drivers involved in crashes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí have the power to check mobile phone records of drivers involved in crashes?

What do you think of new proposals put forward by the Road Safety Authority?

# drivers - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Revenue defends Target Express action as workers begin sit-ins

The freight company ceased trading yesterday with the loss of 390 jobs. The owner blamed the tax authorities for the closure.

# drivers - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Gardaí to run operation to get drivers to slow down

There have been four more fatalities on Irish roads than at this time last year, so Gardaí are trying to get drivers to reduce their speed.

# drivers - Sunday 10 June, 2012

How you could end up with a hefty bill if you crash on the M50

Roadway damage on the M50 caused by car accidents is recouped from your insurance company says M50 Concessions Ltd

# drivers - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Gardaí warn motorists to take care during inclement weather

With heavy rain forecast, the gardaí are warning motorists to go slow and take care on the roads.

# drivers - Friday 25 May, 2012

New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’

Tougher laws to cut emissions would lead to dramatic savings in the cost of motoring, it’s been claimed.

# drivers - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Poll: Are 'R plates' for beginner drivers a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are 'R plates' for beginner drivers a good idea?

Do you agree with proposals to introduce R plates in order to identify novice drivers?

634 learner drivers convicted last year for not displaying L plates

The Transport Minister says that there no plans to introduce penalty points for learner drivers who failed to display L plates at this time.

# drivers - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Minister to introduce clamping legislation based on report

The Committee report includes recommendations standardising penalties, signage, training and appeal processes – and prohibiting operators from using premium rate phone numbers.

# drivers - Monday 16 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# drivers - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Siptu lodges complaint over Stobart ballot

The trade union has accused the drivers services group of coercing employees to participate in a “hastily arranged ballot”.

# drivers - Sunday 19 February, 2012

AA criticises 'all-time record' fuel prices

The rising cost of petrol and diesel is not the fault of garages but down to a Government decision to “super-tax” fuel, says the AA.

# drivers - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

New speed cameras collect €10million in fines

The cameras run by a private operator were introduced in November 2010.