Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 6 June, 2023

# Driver

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# slow down
Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7
Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.
# Learner Driver
Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate
The Garda Roads Policing Unit stopped the car for a speeding offence in Roscommon town.
# Dublin
Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth
The incident occurred at 3.20pm yesterday on Windgate Road, when the car collided with the pillar of a house.
# M7
Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance
The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.
# claire byrne live poll
Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers
A further 38% said there should be an age limit, but disagreed on what the maximum age for drivers should be.
# youth for hire
Teenager (15) questioned over two Kinahan feud murders received over 10 juvenile cautions
Sources said that the JLO system is too lenient.
# Gardaí
Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.
# Germany
Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
Police arrested the driver.
# operation enable
Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work
The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a fixed charge notice.
# aras 18
Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water
The businessman and presidential candidate is not commenting on the complaints.
# Wexford
Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit
The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.
# Bedford
Man to stand trial in UK accused of causing death of Irishman by dangerous driving
William Corrigan was pronounced dead at the scene in Bedford in February this year.
# enniscorthy
Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision
A teenager died in the incident.
# Road Safety Authority
Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow
The RSA has offered tips to people who will be driving during this period, when orange and yellow weather warnings have been issued.
# Clonee
Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.
# stopped
Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine
Gardaí tweeted today that a driver was stopped this morning in Dublin.
# rising complaints
Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car
There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.
# Your Say
Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.
# co down
Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign
Two men have been arrested.
# Manhattan
Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder
Authorities said there was no evidence the crash was terror-related.
# Courts
Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl
52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.
# Tralee
Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car
The driver had left the scene of the crash on foot but was followed by locals in the area.
# kilbarrack station
'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.
# Belfast
Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked
Two men reportedly pulled him from a black Ford Fiesta before driving off in the car.
# Barber shop
Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets
“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”
# Mistake
Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted
Some 147,000 summonses were issued to people who had never been given an opportunity to pay their fine.
# Courts
Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car
He had 57 previous convictions,
# clean sweep
Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax
Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.
# Cork
17-year-old driver seriously injured in single vehicle crash
The crash occurred shortly after 7pm when a car struck a wall on a minor road at Lackenroe in Cork.
# Guilty
Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home
The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.
# Meath
Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision
The woman was seriously injured and later was pronounced dead.
# Kilcullen
Driver survives serious crash after losing control in heavy rain
Gardaí have asked motorists to slow down.
# Tipperary
Woman dies and two men injured in road collision
The incident occurred this afternoon.
# Luas
Siptu isn't happy that Transdev's top boss came from the UK but didn't meet workers
More work stoppage are scheduled for this weekend.
# prosecute
This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today
The driver had no licence or insurance and will be prosecuted by Limerick County Council.
# Co Louth
Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof
This happened in the early hours of this morning.
# Dublin Bus
Man who tried to sue after bus driver didn't give him 5c receipt now faces €20k legal bill
The driver had ordered him off the bus and, when he refused, the gardai had been called.
# Texting
Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes
Just one glance at that text message could make all the difference.
# Take a Break
WATCH: This three-year-old taxi driver caused quite a stir in Dublin
He’s pretty good and all.
# Thanks
90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver
Their mammies taught them well.