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# vehicle - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# vehicle - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Gardaí to spend €250k a year for a 'vehicle recovery service'

A tender was issued earlier this month for a nationwide recovery service in a contract worth €1 million.

# vehicle - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision

A teenager died in the incident.

# vehicle - Monday 22 January, 2018

Man (80s) killed in three-vehicle collision in Cork

The incident happened this morning before 11.

# vehicle - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Man in his 60s dies after truck collides with tractor

The 25-year-old male driver of the tractor was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

# vehicle - Monday 6 February, 2017

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"

The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.

# vehicle - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Japan's solution to queues? Self-driving chairs On The Move This post contains a poll

Japan's solution to queues? Self-driving chairs

They’re being tested at certain restaurants.

# vehicle - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

# vehicle - Monday 4 July, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

# vehicle - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Man killed after car hits wall in Meath

He was taken to Navan General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

# vehicle - Friday 1 April, 2016

These game-changing Tesla electric cars are coming to Ireland

The Model 3 is due to be rolled out between 2017 and 2018, and Irish people can order them now.

# vehicle - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Young man passes away in hospital after being injured in Kildare crash

The 21 year old was a back seat passenger in a car that crashed last week.

# vehicle - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Man (24) dies after car collides with wall

The incident occurred last night.

# vehicle - Saturday 20 December, 2014

A dog has accidentally shot his owner

The incident occurred in Wyoming.

# vehicle - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Opinion: My sister was an innocent victim, wrongly taken. Our family will never be the same.

This is my message to every driver out there: it’s not worth the text, the speed or that one extra drink for the road.

# vehicle - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Own a Toyota? Multi-million car recall affects 8,500 in Ireland

A range of problems on several models have been identified.

# vehicle - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois

The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene early this morning.

# vehicle - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 in-the-car habits we all need to break Roadies

9 in-the-car habits we all need to break

Do not do these. Any of them. Stoppit.

# vehicle - Monday 13 January, 2014

'Clocking' car mileage could be banned in Ireland

Clocking means turning the mileage reading back in cars.

# vehicle - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Two men arrested after hijacking car from man in his 70s

The elderly man was assaulted during the incident and was taken to a nearby hospital.

# vehicle - Monday 23 December, 2013

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions

The rescue was complicated by gale force winds, sleet and snow showers as water rapidly filled the car.

# vehicle - Monday 2 December, 2013

Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance

On average, women under 25 saw an increase of 20 per cent with some reporting rises of up to 50 per cent while younger men reap the benefits of the new pricing system.

# vehicle - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Man (43) dies following Monaghan collision

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to the single-vehicle fatal road traffic collision.

# vehicle - Friday 22 March, 2013

PSNI dealing with 'suspicious device' in Fermanagh

The device is believed to be inside a suspicious vehicle.

# vehicle - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Police seize quad bikes, firearms and stolen vehicles in Northern Ireland

The Newry and Mourne Area Commander Chief Inspector said the seizure should send a message that there is no hiding place in the area for criminals.

# vehicle - Friday 25 January, 2013

Garda investigation after man dies in two-car collision

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

# vehicle - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel

A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.

# vehicle - Monday 15 October, 2012

1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads

A survey on motorists says that 13 per cent of them have gotten out of their car to confront another driver.

# vehicle - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Man dies after becoming stuck in waste disposal truck in Dublin

A refuse collector has died after becoming trapped in the back of waste disposal truck in Dublin city last night.

# vehicle - Monday 30 April, 2012

Man 'armed with samurai sword' robs shop

A man received a slash wound to his hand during the incident, which took place in the Westland Street area in Derry.

# vehicle - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Clampers "make no money" from clamping

Members of the Irish Parking Association spoke to a committee about clamping in Ireland – from the aggression experienced by clampers to the lack of money made.

# vehicle - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Driver refunded €4,000 in court over 'clocked' car

A former Galway car dealer was also fined €1,200 for winding back the car’s mileage.

Hearings on clamping regulation to continue today

This is part of a series of meetings between the Transport Department and representative stakeholder groups discussing proposed legislation on clamping in Ireland.

# vehicle - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Tributes paid to mother and teenage daughter killed in car crash

Sandra Herbert, killed alongside her 14-year-old daughter Rachel, worked for the Road Safety Authority – whose chief executive said: “Our hearts are broken”.

# vehicle - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Drivers "putting lives at risk" by stopping on motorway

AA Ireland and the Road Safety Authority is reminding all road-users not to stop or walk on a motorway unless it is an emergency, after a survey showed that 45 per cent of drivers use the hard shoulder to make or take calls.