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#Speeding

# 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…

# speeding - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice

Chris Huhne made a last minute plea change in court this morning, admitted to perverting the court of justice over a speeding case ten years ago.

# speeding - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase Top Down

Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase

The topless speeder said she was on her way to surprise her boyfriend…

# speeding - Monday 11 June, 2012

Changes to points system will see increased penalties for speeding, using phones

The planned changes could also cut the penalties for driving without a valid NCT – from five points down to three.

# speeding - Friday 18 May, 2012

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers' Boy Racers This post contains videos

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers'

Some residents say their lives are being made a misery by late night anti-social driving behaviour.

# speeding - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

New speed cameras collect €10million in fines

The cameras run by a private operator were introduced in November 2010.

# speeding - Monday 10 October, 2011

One in five young male drivers 'road race'

One fifth of young male drivers have admitted to racing on the roads, with those aged between 17 and 24 being five times more likely to be killed, the Road Safety Authority has reported.

# speeding - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

From The42 NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding Irony

NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding

Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.

# speeding - Friday 5 August, 2011

In numbers: Thousands more drivers caught speeding

Almost 100,000 drivers have been given penalty points so far this year after new speed cameras were introduced.

# speeding - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

MEPs to vote on punishment for overseas driving offences

EU countries will be entitled to prosecute drivers using other countries’ cars, under a plan being voted on tomorrow.

# speeding - Friday 10 June, 2011

Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving?

Today we’re asking if women are more likely to have their eyes on their phones while behind the wheel, after a senior Garda said that young females are more likely to be texting while driving.

# speeding - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Call for mandatory speed limiters for young drivers

A South Kerry coroner, speaking at the inquest into the deaths of four teenagers in a single vehicle collision last August, has called for speed limiters to be placed on cars driven by those under 25 years of age.

# speeding - Friday 22 April, 2011

Tips for staying safe on the roads this Easter

Gardaí say there will be a crackdown on drink driving, speeding and the use of mobile phones.

# speeding - Friday 19 November, 2010

Judge acquits Lamborghini 95mph speeder… because he likes Top Gear

A Perth mechanic gets lucky when the magistrate taking his case identifies his car as Top Gear’s 2006 Car of the Year.

# speeding - Monday 30 August, 2010

L-drivers may get ‘speed limiters’

A number of strict new penalties for reckless drivers are being introduced by the Road Safety Authority.