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#Dangerous Driving

From TheJournal.ie Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago Natasha Carruthers

Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago

The woman was a passenger in one of the vehicles when a collision occurred between the two cars.

From TheJournal.ie Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone Naas

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple Downpatrick

Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple

The couple’s only child has said that today’s sentence was not justice.

From TheJournal.ie '154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day Dangerous Driving

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie '143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day Dangerous Driving

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation got underway at 7am today.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance Tipperary

Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance

In a special sitting of Nenagh District Court, the man received a four month suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie 'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m Dangerous Driving

'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m

Between 1996 and 2018, there have been nine fatalities on that stretch of the N4.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone Kerry

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

From TheJournal.ie PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice' Left Behind

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'

Both Brendan Donnelly and his friend Lee Salkeld were killed instantly when a drunk driver ploughed into their car.

From TheJournal.ie Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years Courts

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years

The accused had 164 previous convictions, mainly for road traffic offences, at the time of his arrest in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions Dangerous Driving

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

From TheJournal.ie Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit Wexford

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.

From TheJournal.ie Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends Dayna Kearney

Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends

Car passengers Gemma Nolan, Charmaine Carroll, Niamh Doyle, and Aisling Middleton died almost instantly in the collision.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four Courts

Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four

Dayna Kearney (22) of Crossneen, Carlow has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

From TheJournal.ie Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash Careless Driving

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate Berryfield

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

From TheJournal.ie Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion Dublin

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

From TheJournal.ie Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run Phoenix Park

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run

Vanessa Siatka was killed in the Phoenix Park in 2015, a year before her brother was born.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint Cork

Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint

The man later appeared in court, charged with dangerous driving.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers London

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.

From TheJournal.ie Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years Dangerous Driving

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

From TheJournal.ie 'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car Dangerous Driving

'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car

The driver was issued with a fixed charge notice for driving without reasonable consideration.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

From TheJournal.ie Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda Clare

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

From TheJournal.ie Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach Ennis

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase Limerick

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge Dangerous Driving

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time Court Of Appeal

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day Dangerous Driving

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run Courts

Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Christopher Coleman’s sentence is in the lower half of the medium band for dangerous driving causing death.

From TheJournal.ie The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him' Dangerous Driving

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today Dangerous Driving

Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today

Fixed charged fines of €80 and penalty points will now be dished out for the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving London

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving

If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.

From TheJournal.ie Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house Dangerous Driving

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house

The actress said someone could have been killed in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Driver charged over crash in which four of her friends died Dangerous Driving

Driver charged over crash in which four of her friends died

Dayna Kearney, 21, appeared before Athy District Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal Dangerous Driving

Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal

Sean Casey (27) had originally been sentenced to seven years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Man (45) arrested after driving wrong way down M1 Dangerous Driving

Man (45) arrested after driving wrong way down M1

The driver will appear before Dungannon Magistrates’ Court next month.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

From TheJournal.ie Driver caught on M50 with bed on roof, holding rope in their hands Asleep On The Wheel
From TheJournal.ie "Several" men arrested for dangerous driving after unofficial car rally Donegal

"Several" men arrested for dangerous driving after unofficial car rally

A video of the rally has been shared on social media.

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