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From TheJournal.ie Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland Samuel Joseph Tucker

Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted to stand trial in the US on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected drink driver escaped arrest because garda wasn't allowed turn on sirens No Alarms No Surprises

Suspected drink driver escaped arrest because garda wasn't allowed turn on sirens Exclusive

A garda patrol team was on duty in west Dublin last week when the incident happened.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser?

Michael Healy-Rae has said the exact device that is used by the gardaí should be made widely available to everyone.

From TheJournal.ie 938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December Arrests

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month December

Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month

In 2017, a total of 812 motorists were caught driving while intoxicated during the month of December.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night Driving Under The Influence

15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night

The arrests were made between midnight and 9am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie There's been 445 suspected drink-driving arrests in first half of December Gardaí

There's been 445 suspected drink-driving arrests in first half of December

Of the total, 205 arrests occurred between 11pm and 4am.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign Dodgy Cabs

Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign

Gardaí have also commented the annual December drink driving enforcement operation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints Drink Driving Laws This post contains videos

'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints

The Taoiseach said he would not apologise for an increase in Garda checkpoints around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Drink drivers face automatic disqualification from midnight as new laws come into effect Road Traffic Act

Drink drivers face automatic disqualification from midnight as new laws come into effect

The new law removes a concession in previous legislation by which some drink drivers received penalty points instead of being disqualified.

From TheJournal.ie Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit Naas

Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit

The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Numbers Game

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Exclusive

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

From TheJournal.ie London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox Stupider Like A

London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

The Croydon Cat Killer is unlikely to have been human after all, according to police.

From TheJournal.ie Driver over alcohol limit arrested after colliding with lamp post, causing live electric wires to fall Drink Driving

Driver over alcohol limit arrested after colliding with lamp post, causing live electric wires to fall

Gardaí from Naas found the man to be three times over the legal alcohol limit.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit Alcohol

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him Roscommon

Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him

He was driving on the wrong side of the road when gardaí stopped him.

From TheJournal.ie 'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland Road Traffic Bill

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

From TheJournal.ie Cork, Tipperary and Dublin worst counties for road deaths, with 3% increase in fatalities nationwide Road Safety

Cork, Tipperary and Dublin worst counties for road deaths, with 3% increase in fatalities nationwide

Transport Minister Shane Ross says drink-driving culture is ‘flourishing’ in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the new drink-driving laws? New Laws This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the new drink-driving laws?

There has been opposition to the new laws by some TDs.

From TheJournal.ie Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland' Off The Road

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

The Road Traffic Amendment Bill has been before the Dáil for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The actor is to appear in court.

From TheJournal.ie Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change Off The Rails

Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change

Train and tram drivers are currently allowed a limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

From The42 Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence Court

Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence

The Derry native was given a two-year community order and banned from driving for 40 months.

From TheJournal.ie 'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme Prime Time

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

From TheJournal.ie Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist' Road Safety

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill Road Traffic Bill

Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

From TheJournal.ie 'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill Shots Fired

'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman resigns from prestigious American football job after alleged drink driving incident Fergus Connolly
From TheJournal.ie 'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash London

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

There was a car crash on live TV outside Ant McPartlin's court hearing for drink driving

McPartlin was fined nearly €100,000 after pleading guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Garda arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after he was spotted driving erratically with burst tyre Galway
From TheJournal.ie Ant McPartlin charged with drink-driving Rehab

Ant McPartlin charged with drink-driving

The presenter has stepped aside from upcoming TV commitments.

From TheJournal.ie Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving London

Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving

The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.

Ant McPartlin has been arrested following a drink-driving incident in London

A child was taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012 Danger Zone

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

From TheJournal.ie Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision Moate

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision

The person was caught by Moate Garda Traffic Corps in Westmeath.

From TheJournal.ie One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving Driving Ban

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving

Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today Drink Driving

Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today

TDs voted in favour of the Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 at its second stage in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie 'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on' Interview

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

From TheJournal.ie 'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

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