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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Rules of the road

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# Road Safety
Over 35,000 drivers currently driving on their fourth or subsequent learner permit
It emerged in recent days that Minister Barry Cowen drove on a learner’s permit when he was caught drink driving in 2016.
# Rules of the road
Some drivers exploiting quieter roads and behaving 'recklessly' during Covid-19 emergency
There have been five deaths on Irish roads so far in April.
# Poll
Poll: Should electric scooters be banned from public roads?
Dublin City Council has led calls for the two-wheeled vehicles to be banned.
# On Yer Bike
Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike
Government plans to build on existing rules that govern cycling and driving rules.
# Freedom of Information
Motorist caught cheating twice in same theory test - once with a bluetooth device
Six people were caught cheating in their theory test by RSA officials between 2017 and 2018.
# Driver dilemma
The difference between zebra and pelican crossings: a simpleton's guide
And what to do when approaching them.
# Driver dilemma
How to drive on a motorway: a numbskull's guide
It’s really not that hard, people.
# sponsored by Easytrip
QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember The Rules of the Road?
Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.
# Behind the wheel
Wrong way round: Your guide to driving in Europe
Navigating the mean streets of Europe can be daunting for the uninitiated motorist – we’re here to help.
# Rules of the road
The 5 golden rules of riding in a group
If you’re new to cycling and just joined your first chain gang or weekend club run, a lot more goes into getting accepted by the group than just rocking up.
# Rules of the road
This pushy driver learned exactly why you never overtake on the inside
And got a lesson in karma.
# fools of the road
Back off, buddy: Irish drivers love to 'tailgate'
Survey shows we have three main ways of dealing with impatient drivers.
# On Yer Bike
11 things you might not know about cycling in Ireland
Let’s settle this red light thing for once and for all.
# Dilemma
The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# cyclists
Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD
A cycling group has backed Kevin Humphreys’ call for better enforcement, but said there could be difficulties in practice.