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From TheJournal.ie Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain Buncrana

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

From TheJournal.ie Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble Greyball

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble

The software was unveiled in a New York Times report and Uber said it was only used in areas where it was not banned.

From TheJournal.ie Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany Heidelberg

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany

The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.

From TheJournal.ie Fatal hit-and-run: Gardaí looking for info on green Mondeo that failed to stay at scene Co Meath

Fatal hit-and-run: Gardaí looking for info on green Mondeo that failed to stay at scene

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Co Meath.

From TheJournal.ie WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman arrested after drugs and tablets found in car stopped for no tax and insurance Kildare

Man and woman arrested after drugs and tablets found in car stopped for no tax and insurance

The discovery was made at an automatic number plate recognition checkpoint at Curragh Farm, Kildare Town.

From TheJournal.ie Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone Waterford

Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone

The driver is due to appear in court at a later date.

From TheJournal.ie Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car Courts

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car

He had 57 previous convictions,

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you use a driverless car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?

Some experts say they would be safer, but there are concerns about the impact on jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow Drive Through

Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow

Luckily, no one was injured.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters Road Deaths

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.

From TheJournal.ie Car seized after overtaking garda car at over 100 kph I'll Take That

Car seized after overtaking garda car at over 100 kph

The vehicle had no NCT since 2015 and the front tyres were bald.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for life after intentionally leaving toddler in hot car to die Atlanta

Man jailed for life after intentionally leaving toddler in hot car to die

Prosecutors argued that Justin Ross Harris was unhappily married and killed his son because he wanted an escape from family life.

From The42 Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai New Season

Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai

Munster’s Shane Daly and Leinster centre Jimmy O’Brien are also named for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online' Smashing The Car-tel

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'

Gardaí have issued advice to any potential car buyers to double check the vehicle is legitimate.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin Finglas

Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin

The car was stopped by gardaí on the Finglas Road yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week Courts

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

From TheJournal.ie Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car Courts

Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car

The man traded in his Ferrari which was then sold by the dealership for €137,300.

From TheJournal.ie Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users Taking Its Toll

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has recommended that VAT be implemented on state-owned motorway tolls.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan Steroids

Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan

The items were seized, but no one was arrested.

From TheJournal.ie 34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal Raphoe

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car That Escalated Quickly This post contains images

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked Belfast

Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked

The incident happened at the Northside Park and Ride Car Park in Belfast last week.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire Leopardstown

Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire

Emergency services are at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot Florida

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

From TheJournal.ie These prototype wheels would make parallel parking an easier task Like A Glove

These prototype wheels would make parallel parking an easier task

Ever see a car move sideways before?

From TheJournal.ie Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run Fintan Treanor

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run

On the fifth anniversary of his death, gardaí are hoping for more information on what happened to Fintan Treanor.

From TheJournal.ie Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders Jean-Pierre Bemba

Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was jailed for a series of brutal rapes and murders in CAR over a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car Call Off The Search

Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car

Finding your vehicle in a packed car park is going to be that little bit easier.

From TheJournal.ie Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again Distracted

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

From TheJournal.ie There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance On The Up

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

From TheJournal.ie Young man dies in car crash early this morning Limerick

Young man dies in car crash early this morning

Two men were driving in the car when it drove off the road into a ditch.

From TheJournal.ie Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves Make Some Noise

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves

It’s the next logical step forward.

From TheJournal.ie Hutch murder: Gardaí look for help in tracing movements of getaway car Silver Skoda

Hutch murder: Gardaí look for help in tracing movements of getaway car

A silver Skoda seen in the area at the time of the shooting was later found burnt out.

From TheJournal.ie Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit Sticking Around

Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit

The bonnet of the car is covered by an “eggshell-like” cover that breaks if it collides with a person.

From TheJournal.ie Renewed appeal for missing man whose car was found near Wicklow forest Missing

Renewed appeal for missing man whose car was found near Wicklow forest

Marcin Machalak was last seen on 17 April.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies and two men injured in road collision Tipperary

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision

The incident occurred this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Paralympian's adapted car found in Lucan after being stolen from his driveway Public Appeal

Paralympian's adapted car found in Lucan after being stolen from his driveway

John McCarthy said the culprits might have viewed him as an “easy target”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think they thought it was an easy target': Paralympian has adapted car stolen from his driveway Investigation

'I think they thought it was an easy target': Paralympian has adapted car stolen from his driveway

He is supposed to be going to the UK for a race this weekend.