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# motorists - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand Driving Wave

9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand

Get. The sheep. Off. The road.

# motorists - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they're providing your food, say road chiefs

You’ll be seeing a lot more on the roads in the coming weeks.

# motorists - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Getting your NCT soon? Good news. More inspectors are working than ever before

There have been criticisms about delays, but the RSA says appointments are available.

# motorists - Saturday 7 June, 2014

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test

The RSA wants your view but it has some of its own ideas.

# motorists - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?

Ever? Time to confess.

# motorists - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Back off, buddy: Irish drivers love to 'tailgate'

Survey shows we have three main ways of dealing with impatient drivers.

# motorists - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Motorists were wrongly fined' --- speed camera whistleblower

Alan Shatter says he’s pursuing claims detailed tonight on Prime Time with the new Garda Commissioner

# motorists - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Not again. More spot flooding warnings issued

AA Roadwatch have urged motorists to be careful this afternoon.

# motorists - 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.

# motorists - Monday 8 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists All We Are Saying This post contains videos

# motorists - 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?

# motorists - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car Brb Texting This post contains videos

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car


# motorists - 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.

# motorists - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings

The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.

# motorists - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Road users warned of risk of flooding

The Road Safety Authority has said that drivers should follow its tips for driving safely in bad weather.

# motorists - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Motorists warned over icy road conditions in January

Temperatures are expected to drop to -3°C tonight, with the possibility of widespread frost, icy conditions, black ice, dense and freezing fog suggested for the coming days.

# motorists - Monday 24 December, 2012

Road users urged to take care over Christmas period

Drivers have been advised to be patient of other road users, to allow plenty of time for their journey, and to never ever drink and drive.

# motorists - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths?

Ireland is considering introducing them as a sentencing option in drink-driving convictions, a measure recommended this week in the US.

# motorists - 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.

# motorists - 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.

# motorists - Thursday 6 December, 2012

'Gnarly City Counsel' parking tickets fool Galway motorists

The tickets were put under the windscreen wipers of cars in the Crescent/Sea Road area – and the council say it was “an elaborate prank”.

# motorists - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

€500,000 Hailo taxi voucher giveaway to help get people home safely this Christmas

Over 100,000 wallet-sized cards, each containing a €5 discount voucher for a Hailo taxi, will be available to people in Dublin during December.

# motorists - Monday 3 December, 2012

Rise in number of motorists using wrong fuel, says AA

Motorists are being hit with large bills after accidentally putting unsuitable fuel into their vehicles.

# motorists - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Warnings to motorists over icy roads, freezing fog

Gardaí have already reported several crashes across the country.

# motorists - Monday 26 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# motorists - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Motorists warned: N11 blocked over car on fire

The N11 Dublin/Wexford Road is blocked on the southbound lane due to a car catching fire.

# motorists - 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.

# motorists - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Toyota recall: Car maker recalls thousands of vehicles in Ireland

It is part of a worldwide recall of 7.43 million cars around the world.

# motorists - Monday 8 October, 2012

New campaign encourages pregnant women to wear seat belts

A new campaign has been launched in Co Mayo to inform to mothers-to-be of the dangers of driving without wearing a seatbelt.

# motorists - 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?

# motorists - Monday 27 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# motorists - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Healy-Rae vindicated as 2013 licence plates to avoid 'unlucky 13'

Government is looking to introduce a new licence-plate system to boost car sales next year – when Healy-Rae first mooted the idea in February, he said he was “ridiculed”.

# motorists - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Prepare for a hike in petrol prices, warns AA Ireland

AA Ireland’s Conor Faughnan says ‘super-taxes’ on fuel are a central factor in petrol prices.

# motorists - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Heading to Bray for Katie Taylor's fight?

Shuttle buses will operate from the Boghall Road and Bray Dart Station to Shoreline Leisure Centre for this evening’s fight.

# motorists - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences

A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.

# motorists - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Investigation into 'pipe bomb type device' outside police station

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland are also investigating a suspected mortar attack and a shot fired last Friday in the Glen Road area.

# motorists - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Motorists warned over road closures in Swords on Sunday

A number of roads in Swords will be closed on a rolling basis from 6am to 12.00 noon due to the Fingal 10k Road Race.

# motorists - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Flooding, power cuts reported around Ireland following heavy rainfall

Motorists in parts of Northern Ireland were forced to abandon vehicles last night. Meanwhile, localised flooding has been reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Wicklow and Westmeath.

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods

The worst of the rain seems to have passed – but the roads still present many hazards for motorists this morning.

# motorists - Monday 25 June, 2012

THE PSNI HAS issued a gas leak alert for the town of Comber, Co Down. The Newtownards Road in the town has been closed and motorists are advised to use the bypass instead until the alert has been lifted.