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# seatbelts - Thursday 15 June, 2017

A third of motorists caught without seatbelts didn't pay their fine last year

Some of the offences related to under-17s passengers.

# seatbelts - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

With temporary tattoos, of course…

# seatbelts - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

# seatbelts - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about the former regulator speaking about Sean Quinn, the Irish economy shrinking and women in the Forty Foot Club…

Over 8,400 drivers caught not putting seatbelts on children

And an another terrible statistic from the RSA reveals that one in five people killed on our roads last year were not wearing their seatbelts.

# seatbelts - Monday 23 September, 2013

Half of children who smoke had their first cigarette aged 13 or younger

However, a new report out today shows that smoking rates among school-aged children are down overall — dropping from 21 per cent in 1998 to 12 per cent in 2010.

# seatbelts - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Fatal Friday: 91 killed on Irish roads, don't make it 92 tomorrow

Twenty-one of the so far 91 deaths on Irish roads this year happened on a Friday.

# seatbelts - Monday 27 May, 2013

10 per cent of Irish drivers still don't buckle up

A new survey has revealed that drivers in Ireland are speeding, tailgating and forgetting to dim their lights like nobody’s business.

# seatbelts - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences

A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.

# seatbelts - Friday 4 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.

# seatbelts - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly

The head of the Road Safety Authority, Gay Byrne, is forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt properly while filming a documentary with Terry Wogan for the BBC. It doesn’t count if you’re on TV, apparently.

# seatbelts - Friday 7 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Swine flu is back – and this time it means business; parents under the microscope and how Ted’s excellent adventure almost ended in tears.