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#Roads policing

# roads-policing - This year 2022

Almost 3,000 drivers detected speeding over Bank Holiday weekend, new figures show
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 3,000 drivers detected speeding over Bank Holiday weekend, new figures show

Aug 5th 2022, 6:53 PM 16,724 Views 19 Comments

173 arrests being made for alleged instances of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the course of the weekend.

# roads-policing - All time

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 PM 26,915 Views 48 Comments

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

Someone lying about their insurance or licence at a garda checkpoint? There's an app for that
# Roads Policing
# Roads Policing

Someone lying about their insurance or licence at a garda checkpoint? There's an app for that

Aug 1st 2019, 3:20 PM 37,611 Views 65 Comments

The app has been in a trial period for a number of months

15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night
# Driving Under The Influence
# Driving Under The Influence

15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night

Updated Dec 26th 2018, 4:33 PM 54,163 Views 65 Comments

The arrests were made between midnight and 9am this morning.

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published

Sep 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,877 Views 46 Comments

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Driver at scene of M50 collision had fake driving licence and tested positive for drugs
# Roads Policing
# Roads Policing

Driver at scene of M50 collision had fake driving licence and tested positive for drugs

Sep 15th 2018, 3:50 PM 40,833 Views 19 Comments

The man was arrested and had his car impounded by gardaí.

Senior traffic garda singles out gardaí he believes aren't issuing enough fines
# Roads Policing
# Roads Policing

Senior traffic garda singles out gardaí he believes aren't issuing enough fines

Aug 31st 2018, 12:07 AM 62,012 Views 93 Comments

Management has been accused of “going down a dangerous road” if it is judging performance purely based on these statistics.

There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads
# On The Roads
# On The Roads

There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads

May 1st 2018, 12:01 PM 16,831 Views 57 Comments

The appointments come as part of the force’s Modernisation and Renewal Programme 2016-2021.