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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# garda hq
Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'
“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.
# Tender
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.
# enniscorthy
Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision
A teenager died in the incident.
# Midleton
Man (80s) killed in three-vehicle collision in Cork
The incident happened this morning before 11.
# Waterford
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.
# claims
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”.
# On the Move
Japan's solution to queues? Self-driving chairs
They’re being tested at certain restaurants.
# Newtownabbey
Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.
# checkpoints
Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance
Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.
# Dunshaughlin
Man killed after car hits wall in Meath
He was taken to Navan General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
# model 3
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.
# Road Death
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.
# Co Kerry
Man (24) dies after car collides with wall
The incident occurred last night.
# man's worst friend
A dog has accidentally shot his owner
The incident occurred in Wyoming.
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.
# Safety
Own a Toyota? Multi-million car recall affects 8,500 in Ireland
A range of problems on several models have been identified.
# Roads
Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois
The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene early this morning.
# roadies
9 in-the-car habits we all need to break
Do not do these. Any of them. Stoppit.
# offence
'Clocking' car mileage could be banned in Ireland
Clocking means turning the mileage reading back in cars.
# Northern Ireland
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.
# Rescue
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.
# car insurance
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.
# Monaghan
Man (43) dies following Monaghan collision
Gardaí are seeking witnesses to the single-vehicle fatal road traffic collision.
# Fermanagh
PSNI dealing with 'suspicious device' in Fermanagh
The device is believed to be inside a suspicious vehicle.
# Search
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.
# Investigation
Garda investigation after man dies in two-car collision
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.
# Driving
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.
# Road Rage
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.
# Tragic
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.
# samurai sword
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.
# Clamping
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.
# Clocked
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.
# Clamping
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.
# Roads
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”.
# Motorists
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.