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#Quad Bikes

# quad-bikes - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Children should not be driving these on public roads': Gardaí issue Christmas warning over scramblers

Gardaí said they will have a “visible presence” in certain locations over this issue at Christmas.

# quad-bikes - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Varadkar says 'better enforcement' is needed to tackle scrambler bikes, but no new law

Varadkar said the use of scrambler bikes in parks and community areas is a ‘very serious and dangerous act’.

# quad-bikes - Monday 26 November, 2018

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

# quad-bikes - Friday 9 November, 2018

Gardaí advised 'not to pursue' quad bikes due to safety concerns

Children as young as eight have been spotted driving the vehicles.

# quad-bikes - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

The government said it has established its own working group to assess the issue.

# quad-bikes - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

62 people were injured by scramblers and quad bikes last year

Armenian national Ilabek Avetian suffered devastating injuries at the hands of a scrambler bike in a north Dublin park earlier this month.

# quad-bikes - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Misuse of scramblers and quad bikes 'allowed to reach epidemic proportions'

As Gardai appeal for information after a collision with a scrambler over the weekend, counsellors call for further restriction on these vehicles.

# quad-bikes - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years

Councillor Noeleen Reilly says children as young as five have been seen using them on estates.

# quad-bikes - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

# quad-bikes - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'They could kill someone': Parents warned against mini-motorbikes this Christmas

The RSA and the Guards say parents should be aware of the dangers before buying their child a mini-motorbike or quad.

# quad-bikes - Sunday 11 December, 2016

"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas

South Dublin County Council issued the advice after a number of fatalities and serious injuries in recent years.

# quad-bikes - Monday 4 January, 2016

Under 16 caught racing scrambler bike with no licence or insurance

A teenager from Ballyfermot died on Christmas morning after crashing a scrambler-type bike he received as a present.

# quad-bikes - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident

Jonathan and Emma Gray, both in their twenties, had travelled to the Maldives after being married in Britain the week before.