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#Penalty Points

# penalty-points - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds Penalty Points

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

The matter has been adjourned until November.

# penalty-points - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD criticises 'absurd' drop in penalty points issued in past 10 years Penalty Points

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system Fishing

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

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

# penalty-points - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie County breakdown of 529,733 penalty points on driving licences FOI

County breakdown of 529,733 penalty points on driving licences

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

# penalty-points - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

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

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

The general scheme of the Bill was approved this afternoon.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should drivers who can't produce their licence after being pulled over face fines? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# penalty-points - Monday 1 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two 'clamp fairies' arrested for removing clamps from cars in Dublin Penalty Points

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

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

# penalty-points - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points Pay Up

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

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

# penalty-points - Friday 10 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone Penalty Points

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# penalty-points - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law Penalty Points

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

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

# penalty-points - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

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

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

# penalty-points - Monday 5 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A driver got penalty points over incorrect tyre pressure for the first time Penalty Points

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

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

# penalty-points - Thursday 28 December, 2017

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

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí thank whistleblower Maurice McCabe for bringing the penalty points scandal to light Vindicated

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

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

# penalty-points - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Micheal Healy Rae: 'The government should leave our young drivers alone' Column

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

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

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

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

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

# penalty-points - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Penalty points for using a mobile phone while driving could be increased Going Up

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

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

# penalty-points - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A third of motorists caught without seatbelts didn't pay their fine last year No Restraint

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

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

# penalty-points - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade Gender Gap

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the risk of penalty points affect your driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points Pay The Penalty

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

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

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

# penalty-points - Monday 19 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'A very high stakes game': Over 150,000 cars on the road without insurance Not Covered

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

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

# penalty-points - Friday 18 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# penalty-points - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Penalty points loophole to be closed by government Missed Penalties

Penalty points loophole to be closed by government

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

# penalty-points - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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.

# penalty-points - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed?

Or do they still deserve some privacy?

# penalty-points - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations Penalty Points

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points? Written In The Stars

Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points?

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

# penalty-points - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution Penalty Points

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

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

# penalty-points - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points? Speed Cameras

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

We’ll give you three guesses…

# penalty-points - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment... Gridlock

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

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

# penalty-points - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace claims a Fine Gael TD's court summonses are being 'kept on the shelf' Fresh Claims

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

The independent TD made the comments in the Dáil yesterday.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Stolen NCT certs from armed holdup in 2013 still in circulation Check The Number

Stolen NCT certs from armed holdup in 2013 still in circulation

Anybody buying a second hand vehicle is being urged to check the number on the NCT disk.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to make sure that the public can have confidence in us' Penalty Points

'We want to make sure that the public can have confidence in us'

A report found 114 penalty point cancellations required further investigation.

# penalty-points - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points' Speeding

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

# penalty-points - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NCT delays are making 'an ass of the law', apparently Penalty Points

NCT delays are making 'an ass of the law', apparently

Have you had trouble getting an appointment?

# penalty-points - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW Loophole

Emergency penalty points legislation to be published TOMORROW

A technical issue could see thousands of points quashed.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working' Penalty Points Quashed

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'

The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.

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