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#Quad Bikes

# quad-bikes - Friday 23 October, 2020

Gardaí warn parents not to gift children quad bikes and scramblers for Christmas
# Scramblers
# Scramblers

Gardaí warn parents not to gift children quad bikes and scramblers for Christmas

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:32 PM 27,744 Views 43 Comments

An Garda Síochána and the RSA have launched a new public awareness campaign.

# quad-bikes - Thursday 12 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 12th 2019, 10:37 AM 12,899 Views 52 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

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

Jul 3rd 2019, 2:08 PM 10,949 Views 53 Comments

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
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

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

Nov 26th 2018, 3:42 PM 13,427 Views 56 Comments

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
# Legal Grey Area
# Legal Grey Area

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

Nov 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,130 Views 72 Comments

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
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

Oct 16th 2018, 8:42 PM 23,244 Views 47 Comments

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
# Worrying
# Worrying

62 people were injured by scramblers and quad bikes last year

Sep 26th 2018, 10:16 PM 14,503 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Road Traffic Laws
# Road Traffic Laws

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

Jun 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 21,578 Views 54 Comments

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
# Dangers
# Dangers

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

Dec 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 18,177 Views 71 Comments

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
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

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

Dec 28th 2016, 2:18 PM 31,425 Views 47 Comments

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
# Not A Toy
# Not A Toy

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

Dec 15th 2016, 2:07 PM 9,659 Views 30 Comments

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
# Protect Yourself
# Protect Yourself

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

Dec 11th 2016, 10:00 AM 11,609 Views 45 Comments

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
# I'll Take That
# I'll Take That

Under 16 caught racing scrambler bike with no licence or insurance

Jan 4th 2016, 11:50 AM 29,231 Views 52 Comments

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
# Maldives
# Maldives

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident

Aug 7th 2011, 5:56 PM 1,766 Views 1 Comment

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