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Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving From TheJournal.ie

Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving

Mar 12th 2020, 5:30 PM 42,294 Views 0 Comments

He was stopped by gardaí in Schull in West Cork in August 2019.

One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers
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One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers

Dec 26th 2019, 4:24 PM 28,354 Views 33 Comments

More than 650 drivers have been arrested since this year’s road safety campaign was launched.

Gardaí warn of 'dramatic growth' in drug driving From TheJournal.ie

Gardaí warn of 'dramatic growth' in drug driving

Oct 24th 2019, 3:57 PM 14,702 Views 43 Comments

The warning comes ahead of the October Bank Holiday weekend.

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
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Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,373 Views 46 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

Drink-drivers caught five times over the limit as Christmas campaign kicks in
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# On The Road

Drink-drivers caught five times over the limit as Christmas campaign kicks in

Dec 11th 2017, 6:28 PM 29,854 Views 44 Comments

A number of arrests for drug-driving have also been made.

Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside
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Gardaí given new powers to test drivers for drugs at roadside

Dec 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 27,151 Views 48 Comments

A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.

Gardaí issue warning after car crash in Limerick
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Gardaí issue warning after car crash in Limerick

Feb 11th 2016, 2:02 PM 28,618 Views 5 Comments

The driver was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

This device is what gardaí will use to test who's been drug driving
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This device is what gardaí will use to test who's been drug driving

Nov 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 24,846 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are preparing for a major crackdown on drug driving in the coming months.

24 people killed on roads this year were not wearing seatbelts
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24 people killed on roads this year were not wearing seatbelts

Nov 28th 2014, 7:13 AM 17,527 Views 60 Comments

Plus, drug drive testing came in last night.

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have
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# Motoring Offences

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have

May 22nd 2014, 7:55 AM 5,485 Views 25 Comments

A new survey from eFlow also reveals a high number of people speed regularly.

‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published
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‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published

Jun 27th 2013, 1:16 PM 24,012 Views 143 Comments

The Bill also allows for roadside testing for drug driving, and details plans to test unconscious drivers.

The Evening Fix: Now with added Miriam and Pat from 1989
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with added Miriam and Pat from 1989

Oct 21st 2012, 8:37 PM 18,912 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'
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New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

Oct 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 8,926 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill will revise earlier laws to introduce ‘impairment testing’ for drivers.

Drug testing of motorists to be introduced in new year
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Drug testing of motorists to be introduced in new year

Nov 28th 2011, 12:17 PM 3,268 Views 25 Comments

Drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs will have to perform co-ordination tests – such as walking in a straight line or balancing on one leg – under plans announced by Minister Leo Varadkar.

Prosecution of non-residents for driving offences gets the green light
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Prosecution of non-residents for driving offences gets the green light

Jul 7th 2011, 6:55 PM 647 Views 12 Comments

New EU directive means that residents from other member states can be punished for breaking traffic laws in Ireland.

MEPs to vote on punishment for overseas driving offences
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MEPs to vote on punishment for overseas driving offences

Jul 5th 2011, 2:51 PM 451 Views 5 Comments

EU countries will be entitled to prosecute drivers using other countries’ cars, under a plan being voted on tomorrow.

Concerns over increase in drug-driving
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Concerns over increase in drug-driving

Oct 11th 2010, 4:58 PM 140 Views 0 Comments

Last year, 1,500 drivers tested by authorities were confirmed to be under the influence of drugs.