This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 23 October, 2019


# speeding - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Jamie Foxx drags man to safety from burning truck

The actor intervened after the car crashed outside the front of his home.

# speeding - Monday 7 December, 2015

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines?

Countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland all have versions of “sliding scale” fines.

# speeding - Friday 20 November, 2015

Boy who bought car with birthday money gets 16 months for killing friend in crash

The boy was 15 at the time and cannot be named.

# speeding - Monday 12 October, 2015

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths

The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.

# speeding - Monday 14 September, 2015

Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

The video shows the speedometer at 184 kilometres an hour.

# speeding - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night

A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.

# speeding - Friday 28 August, 2015

Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

# speeding - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

We’ll give you three guesses…

# speeding - Friday 17 April, 2015

Driver caught at 137km an hour (and he wasn't the only one speeding yesterday)

The gardaí were on the look out – everywhere – for speeding yesterday.

# speeding - Thursday 16 April, 2015

# speeding - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# speeding - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

# speeding - 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.

# speeding - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

# speeding - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

# speeding - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW

A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.

# speeding - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'

The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.

# speeding - Friday 21 November, 2014

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

# speeding - Monday 17 November, 2014

Speed van worker awarded €28k after petrol attack

John McDonald was dismissed from the Go Safe without first being consulted on alternative work within the company.

# speeding - Friday 24 October, 2014

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# speeding - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

# speeding - 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.

# speeding - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific Classroom

This Northern Irish speeding ad has gone viral because it’s just so horrific

The ad has now been banned from pre-watershed broadcast.

# speeding - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment

John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# speeding - Friday 30 May, 2014

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

# speeding - Friday 2 May, 2014

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?

A similar rule already applies in Australia.

# speeding - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.

Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions?

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# speeding - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?

Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.

# speeding - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

# speeding - Monday 30 September, 2013

A broken speedometer, a dying cow and a swarm of bees - how some people avoided penalty points

Nearly a quarter of penalty point notices in 2011 and 2012 were quashed, with some flimsy excuses being accepted.

# speeding - Monday 2 September, 2013

Excessive speed 'an endemic habit of too many Irish drivers'

An AA survey also shows that male drivers are more likely to speed than women drivers.

# speeding - Monday 12 August, 2013

Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise

Motorcyclists who have died in 2013 have already surpassed those killed in 2012.

# speeding - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been discharged from hospital and will appear before a judge today.

# speeding - Friday 31 May, 2013

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown

Gardaí say they have detected 129 people driving above the speed limit in today’s crackdown.

# speeding - Monday 27 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hands down the stupidest thing you're going to see today Idiots This post contains videos

Hands down the stupidest thing you're going to see today

Guy speeds straight into a traffic jam.

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.

# speeding - Monday 13 May, 2013

Disgraced former minister and ex-wife released from prison early

Former UK cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released from prison this morning and have to wear electronic tags.

# speeding - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From The42 Sorry, m'lud! Benzema was only 116 kmph over the speed limit when caught Fast Car

Sorry, m'lud! Benzema was only 116 kmph over the speed limit when caught

Pity he can’t move as quickly on the pitch…