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#Driving

From TheJournal.ie Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan Death

Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan

The driver was playing the game when he hit and killed one woman and injured another.

From TheJournal.ie Tunes to Get You Pumped Rock N Road

Tunes to Get You Pumped

Inspired by Analise Murphy and the O’Donovan Brothers to get moving? Here’s a soundtrack to kickstart the motivation.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Road Trip Be? Sponsored By Renault Captur

QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Road Trip Be?

You could just hop in the car… But take the quiz first.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle the Sahara’s dunes and dust in a Dacia.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat

This week’s best road trip sees Liam and Victoria Casey tackle Cambodia in a tuk-tuk during monsoon season.

From TheJournal.ie Group rescued from rough seas in the UK after paddling out in search of Pokémon Sussex

Group rescued from rough seas in the UK after paddling out in search of Pokémon

“Catching a pocket fictional creature is not worth losing your life over.”

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death

This week’s best road trip sees Scout Mitchell travel from Duke City to Duck Nation with her fish Cecilia.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn people not to play Pokémon Go while driving Don't Catch Them All

Gardaí warn people not to play Pokémon Go while driving

Put down the phone.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle Maui’s volcanoes and death-defying, record-breaking drives.

From TheJournal.ie Should there be a 30km per hour speed limit in more residential areas? Road Safety

Should there be a 30km per hour speed limit in more residential areas?

Dublin City Council wants to know what you think.

From TheJournal.ie Songs For Driving To A First Date Rock N Road

Songs For Driving To A First Date

Here’s our playlist to limber you up.

From TheJournal.ie How to get your car to pass the NCT Nct

How to get your car to pass the NCT

Do you know that half of all motors failed the test last year? Don’t be one of those…

From TheJournal.ie Mother has rock thrown at windscreen while driving on main road Meath

Mother has rock thrown at windscreen while driving on main road

Rachel Murphy’s five-year-old daughter was with her in the car at the time.

From TheJournal.ie The Brexit Playlist: tunes for a leavetaking Rock N Road

The Brexit Playlist: tunes for a leavetaking

A little driving soundtrack for our friends in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot Florida

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

From TheJournal.ie The Ultimate Summer Driving Soundtrack Rock N Road

The Ultimate Summer Driving Soundtrack

Sun’s out, the big guns are out.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: taking in volcanic views, glaciers and geo-thermal pools in Iceland Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: taking in volcanic views, glaciers and geo-thermal pools in Iceland

Taking in all the breath-taking scenery Iceland has to offer with my mates in a Land Rover Defender.

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 Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone Aircoach

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone

The airport bus operator was found to have obtained the footage improperly.

From TheJournal.ie Tunes to Get You Over Hump Day Rock N Road

Tunes to Get You Over Hump Day

Come on, get happy.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: Driving the Nurburgring was such a rush Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Driving the Nurburgring was such a rush

Exploring the race tracks of the Nürburgring in my Honda Integra Type R was the ultimate driving experience.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: a long-awaited family drive along the American Riviera Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: a long-awaited family drive along the American Riviera

Driving the Pacific Coast Highway with the kids was a great alternative family holiday.

From TheJournal.ie Victims support group angry at decision to delay farmer's driving ban to give him time to find a ‘nice woman’ Cahersiveen

Victims support group angry at decision to delay farmer's driving ban to give him time to find a ‘nice woman’

Noel O’Callaghan, vice-chairperson of the Irish Road Victims Association, said the decision sent out “all the wrong signals to people”.

From TheJournal.ie Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again Distracted

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

From TheJournal.ie DoneDeal of the week: Two convertibles to make the most of the sunshine Donedeal

DoneDeal of the week: Two convertibles to make the most of the sunshine

Soft-tops that not only look great but are a pleasure to drive? We give you this BMW 118i and MINI Convertible.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: my Dad and me and our 1973 French Blue Triumph TR6 Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: my Dad and me and our 1973 French Blue Triumph TR6

An annual gathering of TR enthusiasts hit the wonderful driving roads of the Welsh and English countryside.

From TheJournal.ie Did you know that the summer weather affects your vehicle? Summer

Did you know that the summer weather affects your vehicle?

Follow these tips and your summer driving should be stress free on both you and your car.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: a journey through the lakes and glaciers of Middle Earth Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: a journey through the lakes and glaciers of Middle Earth

Glaciers, lakes, beaches and sounds, South Island, New Zealand has them all and we drove 2,962km to see them.

From TheJournal.ie DoneDeal of the week: We've got two top-specced Mazda cars with loads of added extras Sponsored By Donedeal

DoneDeal of the week: We've got two top-specced Mazda cars with loads of added extras

Style and function as well as great road handling with this 2015 Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5.

From TheJournal.ie DoneDeal of the week: Check out these fun French motors, perfect for first-time buyers Sponsored By Donedeal

DoneDeal of the week: Check out these fun French motors, perfect for first-time buyers

Cheap and cheerful with many safety features in this 2013 Renault Clio and 2016 Renault Twingo.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: from Clifden to Mongolia via the Trans-Siberian Highway Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: from Clifden to Mongolia via the Trans-Siberian Highway

A 27,650km charity motorcycle ride across Europe and Russia so I could hang out with Genghis in Mongolia.

From TheJournal.ie A European ruling "could close Mondello Park" Off Track

A European ruling "could close Mondello Park"

Currently, under Irish law compulsory motor insurance only covers the use of vehicles on a road or any other public place.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: through the Sacred Valley to the Peruvian cloud forest Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: through the Sacred Valley to the Peruvian cloud forest

Starting 1,500 meters above sea level we drive a treacherous road to Santa Teresa’s cloud forest.

From TheJournal.ie One in ten cars imported to Ireland from the UK were once written off Car History

One in ten cars imported to Ireland from the UK were once written off

A lack of legislation here allows the cars in question to be repaired and put back on the road.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones Penalty Points

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour Naas

Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour

He was also fined €1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: Getting my kicks on Route 66 Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Getting my kicks on Route 66

A historic and iconic journey along Main Street, America, littered with nostalgia and cliches.