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#Drivers

# drivers - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Nearly 1,000 drivers caught breaking the speed limit during national 'Slow Down Day'
# Slow Down
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# Slow Down

Nearly 1,000 drivers caught breaking the speed limit during national 'Slow Down Day'

Mar 27th 2021, 12:22 PM 25,914 Views 66 Comments

Over a 24-hour period,150,605 vehicles were checked.

# drivers - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Government confirms further extension to expiry dates of driving licences
# Drivers
From TheJournal.ie
# Drivers

Government confirms further extension to expiry dates of driving licences

Feb 24th 2021, 7:45 AM 57,694 Views 27 Comments

A letter will be sent to every customer who is entitled to an extension.

# drivers - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Here's how the RSA's driving services and NCT services are affected under Level 5
# Driving
From TheJournal.ie
# Driving

Here's how the RSA's driving services and NCT services are affected under Level 5

Oct 21st 2020, 9:30 PM 56,051 Views 30 Comments

Driver theory tests are being suspended for a period of six weeks.

# drivers - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show
# Commuters
From TheJournal.ie
# Commuters

Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show

Sep 9th 2020, 4:16 PM 21,945 Views 50 Comments

Those on lower salaries were also more likely to be in receipt of illness benefit.

# drivers - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads
# Covid-19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid-19

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads

Jun 10th 2020, 11:41 AM 12,878 Views 95 Comments

Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.

# drivers - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
# Protection
From TheJournal.ie
# Protection

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

Apr 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,063 Views 41 Comments

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

# drivers - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Relaxation of HGV driving and resting time rules to allow flow of essential goods during crisis From TheJournal.ie

Relaxation of HGV driving and resting time rules to allow flow of essential goods during crisis

Mar 18th 2020, 6:51 PM 43,738 Views 53 Comments

Drivers will now be entitled to drive a maximum 56 hours in each consecutive week until further notice.

# drivers - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Drivers who don't pay fines shouldn't be able to renew motor tax, says Courts Service
# Unpaid Fines
From TheJournal.ie
# Unpaid Fines

Drivers who don't pay fines shouldn't be able to renew motor tax, says Courts Service

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:24 PM 26,709 Views 69 Comments

The Courts Service has called for the further reform of the court fines system.

# drivers - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
# Graduated Speeding
From TheJournal.ie
# Graduated Speeding

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,512 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

# drivers - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers
# Buyer Beware
From TheJournal.ie
# Buyer Beware

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 9:05 PM 26,539 Views 19 Comments

Customers are urged to check that their broker is registered before taking out insurance.

# drivers - Friday 11 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested and released after chaining themselves to gates of Leinster House
# Unchained
From TheJournal.ie
# Unchained

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested and released after chaining themselves to gates of Leinster House

Updated Oct 11th 2019, 9:34 AM 35,353 Views 176 Comments

Dozens of gardaí formed a human chain around protestors as their locks were cut off the gate looking onto Merrion Square.

'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears
# Petrol
From TheJournal.ie
# Petrol

'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears

Oct 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 34,793 Views 42 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

# drivers - Friday 5 April, 2019

Recruitment under way for new drivers as routes switch to Go-Ahead buses
# Privatisation
From TheJournal.ie
# Privatisation

Recruitment under way for new drivers as routes switch to Go-Ahead buses

Apr 5th 2019, 2:04 PM 28,890 Views 25 Comments

Successful applicants will receive training and their pay package will be €32,000 per year.

# drivers - Thursday 21 March, 2019

RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'
# Invalid
From TheJournal.ie
# Invalid

RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'

Mar 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 31,638 Views 48 Comments

In the event of a no-deal Brexit the driving licence of a UK licence holder living in Ireland will no longer be recognised.

# drivers - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards
# Brexit
From TheJournal.ie
# Brexit

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 6:00 PM 33,486 Views 48 Comments

The government is working on a bilateral arrangement between the EU and the UK, but that has yet to be agreed.

# drivers - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit
# Crossing The Border
From TheJournal.ie
# Crossing The Border

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit

Feb 27th 2019, 10:20 PM 24,890 Views 10 Comments

Drivers who think they may need a card have been advised to apply one month in advance.

# drivers - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike
# On Yer Bike
From TheJournal.ie
# On Yer Bike

Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike

Jan 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,025 Views 239 Comments

Government plans to build on existing rules that govern cycling and driving rules.

# drivers - Friday 21 December, 2018

From midnight, it's illegal for car owners to let unaccompanied learners drive their vehicle
# Clancy Amendment
From TheJournal.ie
# Clancy Amendment

From midnight, it's illegal for car owners to let unaccompanied learners drive their vehicle

Dec 21st 2018, 12:00 PM 36,751 Views 129 Comments

“Unaccompanied learner driving is illegal and it is dangerous,” Minister Shane Ross said today.

# drivers - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit
# Speeding
From TheJournal.ie
# Speeding

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit

Dec 11th 2018, 6:02 PM 44,255 Views 108 Comments

A graduated penalty system for speeding will be introduced where the speed limit is exceeded by 30kph.

# drivers - Monday 1 October, 2018

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths
# Road Safety
From TheJournal.ie
# Road Safety

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths

Oct 1st 2018, 2:22 PM 12,230 Views 47 Comments

An RSA lecture today heard pedestrian risk increases with age.

# drivers - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)
# Commuter Charter
From TheJournal.ie
# Commuter Charter

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

Sep 14th 2018, 9:22 PM 26,380 Views 75 Comments

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# drivers - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?

Aug 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 32,110 Views 186 Comments

Is it time to get tough on motorists who block cycle lanes?

# drivers - Monday 4 June, 2018

Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout
# Bowsie Behaviour
From TheJournal.ie
# Bowsie Behaviour

Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout

Jun 4th 2018, 7:23 PM 46,918 Views 51 Comments

Some drivers have been acting the eejit and then some over the bank holiday.

# drivers - Monday 2 April, 2018

Justice minister says he plans to abolish court poor box payments
# Courts
From TheJournal.ie
# Courts

Justice minister says he plans to abolish court poor box payments

Apr 2nd 2018, 4:25 PM 22,218 Views 43 Comments

Charlie Flanagan says it is no longer fit for purpose.

# drivers - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash
# Driver Safety
From TheJournal.ie
# Driver Safety

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

Mar 31st 2018, 6:01 AM 16,475 Views 36 Comments

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

# drivers - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
# Careful Now
From TheJournal.ie
# Careful Now

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

Feb 28th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,037 Views 271 Comments

The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
# Unnecessary Journeys
From TheJournal.ie
# Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

Feb 28th 2018, 12:46 PM 13,151 Views 13 Comments

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

# drivers - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers to use their vehicle to face prosecution
# Clancy Amendment
From TheJournal.ie
# Clancy Amendment

Car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers to use their vehicle to face prosecution

Feb 13th 2018, 6:52 PM 51,440 Views 111 Comments

Allowing someone who does not have a licence drive your car will also be an offence.

# drivers - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast
# Slow Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Slow Down

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast

Jan 31st 2018, 11:59 AM 22,910 Views 18 Comments

Met Eireann have issued several wind and snow-ice warnings for this afternoon.

# drivers - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies
# Hailstorm
From TheJournal.ie
# Hailstorm

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies

Jan 4th 2018, 6:10 AM 25,003 Views 50 Comments

A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.

# drivers - Thursday 28 December, 2017

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences
# Irish Roads
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Roads

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

Dec 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,358 Views 18 Comments

The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.

# drivers - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis
# Not Happy
From TheJournal.ie
# Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

Dec 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,704 Views 37 Comments

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# drivers - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase
# Be Safe
From TheJournal.ie
# Be Safe

Gardaí tell people to 'gift a lift' this Christmas as drink driving arrests increase

Nov 30th 2017, 2:23 PM 11,150 Views 21 Comments

Road deaths are down this year, but gardaí said they will not be complacent in the run up to Christmas.

# drivers - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Heading home on the M4? Long delays anticipated due to flooding
# Safe Home
From TheJournal.ie
# Safe Home

Heading home on the M4? Long delays anticipated due to flooding

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:46 PM 42,392 Views 36 Comments

Drivers are being told to delay their journey, use public transport or take alternative routes this evening.

# drivers - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU
# Workplace Relations
From TheJournal.ie
# Workplace Relations

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,630 Views 14 Comments

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

# drivers - Monday 13 November, 2017

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'
# Broadstone
From TheJournal.ie
# Broadstone

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

Nov 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,862 Views 29 Comments

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

# drivers - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens
# No Parking
From TheJournal.ie
# No Parking

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens

Sep 15th 2017, 7:45 AM 28,641 Views 79 Comments

Over a seven-month period there were 20 incidents in Navan, including a number of threats and physical assaults.

# drivers - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
# Put It Away
From TheJournal.ie
# Put It Away

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

Aug 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,502 Views 34 Comments

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

# drivers - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Video: Luas releases footage of near misses with cyclists
# BeTramAware
From TheJournal.ie
# BeTramAware

Video: Luas releases footage of near misses with cyclists

Jul 18th 2017, 1:57 PM 27,839 Views 134 Comments

The Luas operator said, “The trams are very much a part of Dublin’s transport infrastructure and this type of cyclist behaviour is irresponsible.”

# drivers - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK
# Off The Road
From TheJournal.ie
# Off The Road

New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK

Jul 11th 2017, 7:12 PM 14,867 Views 14 Comments

It’s understood clarity was needed in light of Brexit.

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