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#Fixed Charge Notices

# fixed-charge-notices - Friday 31 August, 2018

Senior traffic garda singles out gardaí he believes aren't issuing enough fines Exclusive

Management has been accused of “going down a dangerous road” if it is judging performance purely based on these statistics.

# fixed-charge-notices - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Just under half of people have confidence in the gardaí

There has been added scrutiny on An Garda Síochána in recent times.

# fixed-charge-notices - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# fixed-charge-notices - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Mick Wallace claims a Fine Gael TD's court summonses are being 'kept on the shelf'

The independent TD made the comments in the Dáil yesterday.

# fixed-charge-notices - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Over 21,000 motorists have been caught using their phone while driving this year

However, there have not yet been any prosecutions under a new law completely banning using a phone while driving.

# fixed-charge-notices - Thursday 23 January, 2014

'The facts as I know them': 11 things we learned from Martin Callinan's evidence to the PAC

The Garda Commissioner spent five hours giving evidence to TDs on the Public Accounts Committee today. Here’s what he told them…

Callinan: Whistleblowers’ penalty points allegations are ‘quite disgusting’

The Garda Commissioner has said he will take legal advice over the appearance of two garda whistleblowers before the PAC over the penalty points controversy.

# fixed-charge-notices - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore

The committee will use whistleblower information as starting point for probe of how penalty points are cancelled.

# fixed-charge-notices - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit

Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.

# fixed-charge-notices - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Varadkar: We need another investigation into the penalty points controversy

“In a lot of cases they were explaining away penalty point terminations that to the reasonable person seemed a little bit unusual,” Leo Varadkar has said of the garda report into the cancellation of penalty points.

# fixed-charge-notices - Thursday 30 May, 2013

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

# fixed-charge-notices - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Three 'possible breaches' identified in penalty points report

Anonymous allegations made about possible garda corruption were found to be unsubstantiated.