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Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7
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Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7

May 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 29,978 Views 89 Comments

Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.

Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate
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Learner driver has car seized after speeding with expired permit and no L plate

Sep 29th 2019, 3:08 PM 38,379 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Roads Policing Unit stopped the car for a speeding offence in Roscommon town.

Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth
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Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth

Jun 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 27,847 Views 22 Comments

The incident occurred at 3.20pm yesterday on Windgate Road, when the car collided with the pillar of a house.

Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance
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Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance

Apr 14th 2019, 4:42 PM 47,272 Views 21 Comments

The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers
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Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers

Jan 21st 2019, 11:40 PM 15,401 Views 45 Comments

A further 38% said there should be an age limit, but disagreed on what the maximum age for drivers should be.

Teenager (15) questioned over two Kinahan feud murders received over 10 juvenile cautions
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Teenager (15) questioned over two Kinahan feud murders received over 10 juvenile cautions

Jan 19th 2019, 7:15 AM 30,219 Views 14 Comments

Sources said that the JLO system is too lenient.

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
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Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Jan 1st 2019, 3:59 PM 24,780 Views 52 Comments

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
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Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Dec 29th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,161 Views 15 Comments

Police arrested the driver.

Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work
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Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work

Nov 3rd 2018, 3:33 PM 52,205 Views 76 Comments

The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a fixed charge notice.

Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water
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Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water

Sep 29th 2018, 2:20 PM 58,071 Views 75 Comments

The businessman and presidential candidate is not commenting on the complaints.

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit
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Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

Aug 1st 2018, 8:45 AM 28,378 Views 0 Comments

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

Man to stand trial in UK accused of causing death of Irishman by dangerous driving
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Man to stand trial in UK accused of causing death of Irishman by dangerous driving

Jul 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,985 Views 0 Comments

William Corrigan was pronounced dead at the scene in Bedford in February this year.

Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision
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Gardaí looking for witnesses to fatal three-car collision

May 29th 2018, 2:19 PM 13,744 Views 5 Comments

A teenager died in the incident.

Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow
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Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow

Jan 16th 2018, 7:27 PM 26,624 Views 22 Comments

The RSA has offered tips to people who will be driving during this period, when orange and yellow weather warnings have been issued.

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
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# Clonee

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun

Jan 1st 2018, 5:45 PM 22,358 Views 25 Comments

There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine
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Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine

Sep 1st 2017, 10:05 PM 37,218 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí tweeted today that a driver was stopped this morning in Dublin.

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car
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Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

Aug 15th 2017, 7:36 PM 68,354 Views 47 Comments

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
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Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:07 AM 14,955 Views 88 Comments

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign
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Terrifying ordeal for driver after his car is hijacked by men in high-vis jackets at 'road closed' sign

May 20th 2017, 7:22 PM 26,710 Views 4 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder
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Times Square driver who claimed he 'hears voices' charged with murder

May 19th 2017, 7:47 PM 11,044 Views 0 Comments

Authorities said there was no evidence the crash was terror-related.

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl
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Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl

Apr 28th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,010 Views 0 Comments

52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car
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Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car

Apr 24th 2017, 6:43 PM 38,651 Views 0 Comments

The driver had left the scene of the crash on foot but was followed by locals in the area.

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
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# Kilbarrack Station

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

Apr 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 34,945 Views 30 Comments

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked
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Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked

Apr 1st 2017, 3:28 PM 10,691 Views 5 Comments

Two men reportedly pulled him from a black Ford Fiesta before driving off in the car.

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets
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Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets

Mar 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,799 Views 24 Comments

“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”

Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted
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Garda errors led to thousands of drivers being wrongly convicted

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 28,072 Views 63 Comments

Some 147,000 summonses were issued to people who had never been given an opportunity to pay their fine.

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

Jan 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 25,253 Views 27 Comments

He had 57 previous convictions,

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax
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# Clean Sweep

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Jan 9th 2017, 9:15 PM 51,483 Views 57 Comments

Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.

17-year-old driver seriously injured in single vehicle crash
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17-year-old driver seriously injured in single vehicle crash

Dec 30th 2016, 10:30 PM 24,869 Views 17 Comments

The crash occurred shortly after 7pm when a car struck a wall on a minor road at Lackenroe in Cork.

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home
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Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home

Jul 6th 2016, 8:50 PM 50,501 Views 101 Comments

The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.

Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision
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Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision

Jun 19th 2016, 7:42 AM 20,815 Views 6 Comments

The woman was seriously injured and later was pronounced dead.

Driver survives serious crash after losing control in heavy rain
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Driver survives serious crash after losing control in heavy rain

Jun 16th 2016, 9:06 AM 29,598 Views 51 Comments

Gardaí have asked motorists to slow down.

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision
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Woman dies and two men injured in road collision

Apr 29th 2016, 8:59 PM 29,939 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon.

Siptu isn't happy that Transdev's top boss came from the UK but didn't meet workers
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Siptu isn't happy that Transdev's top boss came from the UK but didn't meet workers

Mar 31st 2016, 11:05 PM 44,318 Views 172 Comments

More work stoppage are scheduled for this weekend.

This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today
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This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today

Mar 2nd 2016, 9:41 PM 57,085 Views 32 Comments

The driver had no licence or insurance and will be prosecuted by Limerick County Council.

Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof
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Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof

Feb 27th 2016, 3:40 PM 20,986 Views 13 Comments

This happened in the early hours of this morning.

Man who tried to sue after bus driver didn't give him 5c receipt now faces €20k legal bill
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# Dublin Bus

Man who tried to sue after bus driver didn't give him 5c receipt now faces €20k legal bill

Dec 17th 2015, 8:16 AM 35,216 Views 140 Comments

The driver had ordered him off the bus and, when he refused, the gardai had been called.

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes
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Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes

Sep 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,355 Views 12 Comments

Just one glance at that text message could make all the difference.

WATCH: This three-year-old taxi driver caused quite a stir in Dublin
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WATCH: This three-year-old taxi driver caused quite a stir in Dublin

Aug 6th 2015, 12:43 PM 27,012 Views 9 Comments

He’s pretty good and all.

90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver
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90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver

Jul 20th 2015, 3:30 PM 30,302 Views 74 Comments

Their mammies taught them well.

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