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# Roads policing

This month
April 2024
All uniform gardaí to carry out 30 minutes of roads policing per shift under new directive
This year
One person arrested every hour for drink or drug-driving over Christmas
Last year
Gardaí arrested over 200 people for driving while intoxicated over Bank Holiday weekend
Gardaí recorded over 22,000 incidents of assault last year, report finds
Motorists to face higher penalty points on bank holiday weekends
All time
Almost 3,000 drivers detected speeding over Bank Holiday weekend, new figures show
Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing
Someone lying about their insurance or licence at a garda checkpoint? There's an app for that
15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night
Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published
Driver at scene of M50 collision had fake driving licence and tested positive for drugs
Senior traffic garda singles out gardaí he believes aren't issuing enough fines
There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads