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#Road Traffic

# road-traffic - Monday 14 May, 2018

Heavy morning traffic in Dublin after car overturns in Goatstown

The accident has resulted in Goatstown Road being reduced down to one lane.

# road-traffic - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'You cannot condone a drink-driver taking the lives of our children. We need this legislation'

A road safety campaigner called on all politicians to back new drink-driving legislation outside Leinster House yesterday.

# road-traffic - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Man (60s) left with serious injuries following Cavan road crash

The incident occurred on the N3 near Belturbet.

# road-traffic - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Council wants to crack down on rickshaws speeding around Dublin city

Galway city councillors have already voted to ban the vehicles from pedestrianised streets.

# road-traffic - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out

Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.

# road-traffic - Monday 28 July, 2014

Cyclist (50) dies after being struck by car on motorway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred yesterday evening.

# road-traffic - Friday 25 July, 2014

Justice Minister adds to calls for 'imaginative' solution to court backlogs

Road tax penalties, debt collectors, tax credit cuts have all been floated to deal with traffic fines.

# road-traffic - Friday 23 May, 2014

Man (20) dies after his motorcycle collides with tractor

The incident occurred at Tullaghanstown in Athboy this afternoon.

# road-traffic - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Stuck behind a tractor? “Give them a break,” says Mayo County Council

The council’s Road Safety Officer has appealed to motorists to exercise “tolerance” when caught behind farm machinery.

# road-traffic - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Gardaí will soon be able to test ‘unconscious drivers’ for drugs and drink

That’s under new road safety laws which were enacted today in the Seanad.

# road-traffic - Monday 17 February, 2014

Passenger dies after car collides with ditch

Gardaí are now looking for witnesses to the incident in Co Kerry this afternoon.

# road-traffic - Friday 31 January, 2014

Man dies after van collides with wall

A passenger in the van was brought to hospital with injuries described as ‘not serious’.

# road-traffic - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Pic: Just one of the people caught by gardaí during mobile phone crackdown

The gardaí handed out more than 100 fixed penalty notices at checkpoints today.

# road-traffic - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Man seriously injured in Co Carlow traffic collision

Two passengers in the car were taken to hospital but are not seriously injured.

# road-traffic - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Man killed after car collides with bridge

The incident took place last night at approximately 9.15pm.

# road-traffic - Friday 15 November, 2013

Sunday to mark day of remembrance for road collision victims RIP

Sunday to mark day of remembrance for road collision victims

People are being encouraged to consider their behaviour as a mark of respect to those who have lost their lives on Irish roads.

# road-traffic - Thursday 27 June, 2013

‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published

The Bill also allows for roadside testing for drug driving, and details plans to test unconscious drivers.

# road-traffic - Friday 24 May, 2013

Fianna Fáil tables Dáil motion of no confidence in Alan Shatter

TDs will debate Fianna Fáil’s motion on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the party saying Shatter’s position is untenable.

# road-traffic - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Shatter: 'I was breathalysed, but hadn't done anything wrong'

Alan Shatter has offered an explanation of the incident referred to by Mattie McGrath in the Dáil earlier today.

# road-traffic - Saturday 30 March, 2013

PICS: Luas restored after earlier garda vehicle collision

The tram was not involved in the incident.

# road-traffic - Friday 8 February, 2013

Teen seriously injured in two-car collision

Gardaí in Castleblaney are investigating the crash, which occurred on the N53 at Maghernakill yesterday.

# road-traffic - Friday 25 January, 2013

Garda investigation after man dies in two-car collision

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

# road-traffic - Monday 7 January, 2013

Pharmacists claim new driving licence system will have 'devastating' effect

Pharmacists say the new credit card-style driving licence system will remove the need to get photos taken at a shop.

# road-traffic - Monday 22 October, 2012

Two young men die after car hits tree in Dublin

The two men were the occupants of a car that collided with a tree in the early hours of this morning.

# road-traffic - Monday 8 October, 2012

Truck driver killed in Wicklow crash

The accident happened around 2 kilometres from Jack Whites Inn on the N11 road.

# road-traffic - Friday 5 October, 2012

Cross-border recognition of drivers' penalty points by 2015

Transport ministers from both sides of the border have agreed a “detailed timetable” for laws recognising penalty points.

# road-traffic - Friday 13 January, 2012

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

The fire brigade’s assistance at a road traffic accident will cost between €485 and €610 per hour.

# road-traffic - Friday 8 July, 2011

Baby's miracle escape from collision with lorry

A seven-month-old baby sustains only minor injuries after her buggy is hit by a truck at Walkinstown in Dublin.