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#Off the Road

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Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown
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Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown

Dec 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 44,469 Views 27 Comments

The Aston Villa and England footballer pleaded guilty to two charges — including hitting two parked vehicles in March.

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
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The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,887 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'
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Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

Jul 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 98,803 Views 208 Comments

The Road Traffic Amendment Bill has been before the Dáil for over a year.

Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work
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Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work

Mar 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,383 Views 119 Comments

There is a lack of clarity as to whether or not asylum seekers in Ireland are legally allowed to obtain a driving licence.

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030
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You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

Feb 16th 2018, 5:41 PM 107,504 Views 162 Comments

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

'It's an insult to my little boy': Families who lost loved ones to drunk-drivers slam politicians opposing new law
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'It's an insult to my little boy': Families who lost loved ones to drunk-drivers slam politicians opposing new law

Jul 17th 2017, 4:23 PM 33,339 Views 56 Comments

Following a meeting with the RSA and road traffic victim support groups today, Shane Ross published his new drink-driving bill.

New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK
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New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK

Jul 11th 2017, 7:12 PM 15,022 Views 14 Comments

It’s understood clarity was needed in light of Brexit.

Shane Ross to seek a free vote on new drink-driving law
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Shane Ross to seek a free vote on new drink-driving law

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:20 AM 11,486 Views 25 Comments

A number of rural TDs, including some in the Independent Alliance, are unhappy with some aspects of the law.

'No exceptions': Drink drivers to get automatic ban instead of penalty points
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'No exceptions': Drink drivers to get automatic ban instead of penalty points

Feb 8th 2017, 11:01 AM 34,757 Views 99 Comments

Ross said law to publish names of those caught drink driving should be ready by April.

Seven-year jail term upheld for drunk driver who put a grandmother into a wheelchair
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Seven-year jail term upheld for drunk driver who put a grandmother into a wheelchair

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:15 AM 13,241 Views 18 Comments

Maurice Power had 51 previous convictions.

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June
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Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June

Aug 6th 2015, 1:36 PM 20,763 Views 36 Comments

Today gardaí said many of these drivers are also active criminals with multiple previous convictions.

Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all
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Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all

Jul 22nd 2015, 6:03 AM 21,902 Views 46 Comments

Officially, anyway.

Gardaí are getting tough on anyone driving while disqualified
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Gardaí are getting tough on anyone driving while disqualified

Jun 19th 2015, 8:44 AM 17,480 Views 56 Comments

They will now be arrested straight away.

Team Sky withdraw Colombian rider after blood testing questions
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Team Sky withdraw Colombian rider after blood testing questions

Mar 19th 2014, 12:38 PM 2,523 Views 4 Comments

Sergio Henao will not compete for the British cycling outfit ‘for at least eight weeks’.

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today
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Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today

Nov 1st 2013, 10:25 PM 46,983 Views 144 Comments

From now on, no vehicles more than 4.65 metres tall will be allowed on the roads.

Tax offices inundated with motorists ahead of ‘off road’ deadline
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Tax offices inundated with motorists ahead of ‘off road’ deadline

Sep 27th 2013, 11:21 PM 48,783 Views 170 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has told vehicle owners that once the stamp of their application is prior to 30 September, they will be deemed compliant.

Tevez sentenced after pleading guilty to driving offences
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Tevez sentenced after pleading guilty to driving offences

Apr 3rd 2013, 11:57 AM 1,925 Views 5 Comments

The Manchester City striker has been hit with 250 hours of community service, a six-month driving ban and a £1,000 fine.