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From TheJournal.ie One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers Road Safety

One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers

More than 650 drivers have been arrested since this year’s road safety campaign was launched.

From TheJournal.ie Vehicles seized across the country as gardaí carry out checkpoints in lead up to Christmas period Operation Thor

Vehicles seized across the country as gardaí carry out checkpoints in lead up to Christmas period

Operation Thor checkpoints were carried out yesterday in 15 districts.

From TheJournal.ie RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests Breath Test Scandal

RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests

Around 400,000 more tests were falsified than earlier reported, according to a new report this week.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Superintendent says new report of 400,000 more falsified breath tests 'could be described as a guesstimate' Representative Body

Garda Superintendent says new report of 400,000 more falsified breath tests 'could be described as a guesstimate'

The report published yesterday details how and why checkpoints were faked.

From TheJournal.ie 'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years Down Down Down

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight Co Kildare

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

From TheJournal.ie 21 people died on Irish roads last month Checkpoints

21 people died on Irish roads last month

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

From TheJournal.ie Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend Checkpoints

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance Checkpoints

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

From TheJournal.ie Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint Out In Force

Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint

Officers are testing drivers across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Driving this morning? ... Gardaí are carrying out a '24-hour speed enforcement marathon' Checkpoints
From TheJournal.ie Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris Checkpoints

Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris

Hundreds of police officers will man 60 checkpoints to ensure only the allowed cars and motorcycles are on the roads.

From TheJournal.ie 195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz Out Of Time

195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz

Almost 100 people were stopped and given fixed penalty points during each of two days of checkpoints by gardai.

From TheJournal.ie Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period Speeding

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.

From TheJournal.ie Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours Slow Down

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.