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# motorists - Sunday 27 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Budget pain for motorists; shock at the death of Wales manager Gary Speed; David Drumm breaks his silence; and you won’t believe how much the IMF is considering giving Italy…

Motorists face a 'grim budget' - AA Ireland

The Minister for the Environment confirmed that road taxes will be increased in the Budget for 2012.

# motorists - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Here's what to do if your car is flooded...

Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.

# motorists - Thursday 13 October, 2011

'Pay as you drive' system should replace motor tax, says TD Motor Tax This post contains a poll

'Pay as you drive' system should replace motor tax, says TD

Eamonn Maloney said an extra fuel surcharge would allow the government to axe the current vehicle tax altogether.

# motorists - Monday 10 October, 2011

One in five young male drivers 'road race'

One fifth of young male drivers have admitted to racing on the roads, with those aged between 17 and 24 being five times more likely to be killed, the Road Safety Authority has reported.

# motorists - Sunday 9 October, 2011

State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA

The numbers of punctures rose over the last twelve months – and potholes are to blame, the AA has said.

# motorists - Friday 26 August, 2011

One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver

More men than women said they had knowingly taken a lift with someone who was over the limit.

# motorists - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Tailgating on M50 continues to fall in face of new measures

New measures introduced in March have seen a huge fall in the instances of the dangerous practice on the busy Dublin road.

# motorists - Monday 8 August, 2011

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Compulsory driving lessons for secondary students and reminders for drivers about NCT renewal dates are also among the proposals from an Oireachtas committee.

# motorists - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Driver fatigue causes 1 in 5 road deaths

A motorist fighting sleep at the wheel experiences the same level perception impairment as someone driving over the alcohol limit, the Road Safety Authority has warned.

# motorists - Monday 18 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Motorists urged to share the roads with four-legged friends Driving This post contains images

Motorists urged to share the roads with four-legged friends

Research by AA shows that more than 40 per cent of drivers have hit an animal…but which are the most common?

# motorists - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Petrol and diesel prices down for first time in eight months

The average price of petrol is now 151.3 cent a litre. Prices have not risen for the first time since October.

# motorists - Monday 30 May, 2011

Tailgating reduced by 65 per cent after toll company introduces new measures

Toll company eFlow says that new measures introduced in March have led to the reduction in the number of motorists tailgating.

# motorists - Friday 15 April, 2011

Record high for petrol and diesel at Irish pumps

Average motorist now spending €226.05 a month – €127.77 of that is tax.

# motorists - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

New scheme for learner drivers comes into effect today

The Essential Driving Training scheme is being rolled out from today – meaning learner drivers will be required to complete 12 hours of lessons with an approved driving instructor before sitting their test.

Varadkar to introduce tough new laws for clampers

The transport minister will introduce new legislation to deal with rogue clampers – including an independent appeals board for motorists and jail terms of up to five years for those in breach of regulations.

# motorists - Friday 11 March, 2011

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling

Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.

# motorists - Sunday 9 January, 2011

Ice persists across country's roads, motorists warned

Motorists have been urged to drive with extreme care as ice and black ice continue to cover roads across much of the country.

# motorists - Saturday 8 January, 2011

Motorists warned of ice and treacherous roads

Drivers have been warned that the most recent cold snap has brought with it dangerous road conditions. However, the freezing weather is not expected to last past the weekend.