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#Penalty Points

# penalty-points - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation
# NET LOSS
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# NET LOSS

Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation

Apr 7th 2021, 8:25 PM 65 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy delves into the Government meetings, letters and emails behind the new penalty points regulation for fishers.

# penalty-points - Saturday 26 December, 2020

More than 500,000 people had points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown
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More than 500,000 people had points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown

Dec 26th 2020, 7:30 AM 39,607 Views 31 Comments

A total of 510,269 people had points on their licences on 30 September 2020.

# penalty-points - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points
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Independent watchdog criticises continuing failure of gardaí to provide specific details over requests to cancel penalty points

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 16,711 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí must prove they were exceeding the speed limit as they carried out their duty.

# penalty-points - Monday 13 January, 2020

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified
# Stats
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# Stats

Here's how many times motorists got caught speeding last year - and how many got disqualified

Jan 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,969 Views 53 Comments

By far, the most common offence detected and which led to a driver being disqualified is speeding.

# penalty-points - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Irish drivers had over 500,000 penalty points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown
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Irish drivers had over 500,000 penalty points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown

Dec 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 46,980 Views 91 Comments

The highest number of points were in Dublin, with 106,545.

# penalty-points - 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
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# 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 20,510 Views 54 Comments

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

# penalty-points - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds
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Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds

Aug 1st 2019, 7:38 PM 28,100 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned until November.

# penalty-points - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years
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Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years

Jul 27th 2019, 12:24 PM 20,189 Views 45 Comments

Marc Mac Sharry TD said the legacy of declining Garda numbers has had an impact on the drop in figures.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system
# Fishing
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# Fishing

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,276 Views 15 Comments

The government has previously tried to implement the points system – in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – failing each time.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

County breakdown of 529,733 penalty points on driving licences
# FOI
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# FOI

County breakdown of 529,733 penalty points on driving licences

Dec 26th 2018, 11:00 PM 35,258 Views 35 Comments

The highest number of points were in Dublin, with 108,104.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points
# Fines
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# Fines

Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points

Dec 18th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,700 Views 59 Comments

The general scheme of the Bill was approved this afternoon.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit
# Speeding
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# 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 43,996 Views 102 Comments

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

Poll: Should drivers who can't produce their licence after being pulled over face fines?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should drivers who can't produce their licence after being pulled over face fines?

Dec 11th 2018, 8:31 AM 76,923 Views 187 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is proposing drivers should be fined in such instances.

# penalty-points - Monday 1 October, 2018

Two 'clamp fairies' arrested for removing clamps from cars in Dublin
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Two 'clamp fairies' arrested for removing clamps from cars in Dublin

Oct 1st 2018, 11:29 AM 80,415 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí issued fixed charge penalty notices to the owners of vehicles parked on the same footpath.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
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# Pay Up

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Aug 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,481 Views 78 Comments

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

# penalty-points - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone
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Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

Aug 10th 2018, 10:47 PM 43,385 Views 43 Comments

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# penalty-points - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
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The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,816 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
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# Disclosures Tribunal

Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe

Updated Jun 6th 2018, 11:00 PM 20,582 Views 0 Comments

A retired assistant commissioner, and a superintendent in the communications section, gave evidence at Dublin Castle this morning.

# penalty-points - Monday 5 February, 2018

A driver got penalty points over incorrect tyre pressure for the first time
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A driver got penalty points over incorrect tyre pressure for the first time

Feb 5th 2018, 3:13 PM 1,753 Views 3 Comments

Two points and an €80 fine for one motorist last year.

# penalty-points - Thursday 28 December, 2017

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences
# Irish Roads
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# Irish Roads

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

Dec 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,355 Views 18 Comments

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

# penalty-points - Friday 1 December, 2017

Gardaí thank whistleblower Maurice McCabe for bringing the penalty points scandal to light
# Vindicated
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# Vindicated

Gardaí thank whistleblower Maurice McCabe for bringing the penalty points scandal to light

Dec 1st 2017, 9:40 PM 20,272 Views 66 Comments

Gsoc today released a damning report showing the cancellation of around 75,000 fixed charge notices.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Micheal Healy Rae: 'The government should leave our young drivers alone'
# Column
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# Column

Micheal Healy Rae: 'The government should leave our young drivers alone'

Nov 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 58,483 Views 115 Comments

I think it would be more in the government’s line to catch criminals who are breaking into elderly people’s homes and jail them, writes Michael Healy Rae.

# penalty-points - Friday 3 November, 2017

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'
# Fixed Charge Notice
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# Fixed Charge Notice

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Nov 3rd 2017, 8:33 PM 47,611 Views 69 Comments

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Penalty points for using a mobile phone while driving could be increased
# Going Up
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# Going Up

Penalty points for using a mobile phone while driving could be increased

Oct 10th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,037 Views 60 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said he was willing to raise the points.

# penalty-points - Thursday 15 June, 2017

A third of motorists caught without seatbelts didn't pay their fine last year
# No Restraint
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# No Restraint

A third of motorists caught without seatbelts didn't pay their fine last year

Jun 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,934 Views 12 Comments

Some of the offences related to under-17s passengers.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade
# Gender Gap
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# Gender Gap

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade

Jun 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 8,723 Views 66 Comments

Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Poll: Does the risk of penalty points affect your driving?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Does the risk of penalty points affect your driving?

Jun 6th 2017, 8:32 AM 22,150 Views 53 Comments

Incurring penalty points can make your insurance more expensive and even disqualify you from driving.

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
# Pay The Penalty
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# Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,798 Views 54 Comments

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Dundalk boss digs at title rivals Cork City over 'manufactured' penalties
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# Penalty Points

Dundalk boss digs at title rivals Cork City over 'manufactured' penalties

Apr 12th 2017, 6:40 PM 5,900 Views 38 Comments

“We are not going to encourage our players to go down,” said Stephen Kenny. “We have our values.”

# penalty-points - Monday 19 December, 2016

'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance
# Not Covered
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# Not Covered

'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance

Dec 19th 2016, 8:18 AM 18,582 Views 105 Comments

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) said it was deeply concerned with the spike in numbers.

# penalty-points - Friday 18 November, 2016

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,369 Views 104 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Penalty points loophole to be closed by government
# Missed Penalties
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# Missed Penalties

Penalty points loophole to be closed by government

Jun 21st 2016, 9:41 PM 33,278 Views 42 Comments

The loophole has seen roughly 7,500 cases annually thrown out of court.

# penalty-points - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
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Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 7th 2016, 2:38 PM 28,669 Views 100 Comments

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

# penalty-points - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed?
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Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed?

Oct 24th 2015, 10:28 AM 17,213 Views 63 Comments

Or do they still deserve some privacy?

# penalty-points - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations
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These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

Sep 29th 2015, 6:40 PM 26,965 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# penalty-points - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points?
# Written In The Stars
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# Written In The Stars

Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points?

Aug 23rd 2015, 12:12 PM 32,632 Views 43 Comments

It’s Sunday and AA Ireland’s tongue is firmly in its cheek with this analysis.

# penalty-points - Monday 22 June, 2015

Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution
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Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution

Jun 22nd 2015, 2:15 PM 15,994 Views 19 Comments

A report recently highlighted the problem of non-endorsement of driving licences with penalty points.

# penalty-points - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
# Speed Cameras
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# Speed Cameras

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

Jun 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 46,033 Views 53 Comments

We’ll give you three guesses…

# penalty-points - Saturday 18 April, 2015

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...
# Gridlock
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# Gridlock

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...

Apr 18th 2015, 7:15 AM 21,025 Views 84 Comments

And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…

# penalty-points - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Mick Wallace claims a Fine Gael TD's court summonses are being 'kept on the shelf'
# Fresh Claims
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# Fresh Claims

Mick Wallace claims a Fine Gael TD's court summonses are being 'kept on the shelf'

Apr 1st 2015, 8:58 AM 15,062 Views 105 Comments

The independent TD made the comments in the Dáil yesterday.

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