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#Drivers

# drivers - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A lot of Irish people shave and apply make-up while driving Seems Dangerous

A lot of Irish people shave and apply make-up while driving

More than 80% of motorists also said they see other drivers using mobile devices while driving on a regular basis.

# drivers - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington Wicklow

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington

Another motorcyclist was injured in the incident.

# drivers - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

# drivers - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June Off The Road

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June

Today gardaí said many of these drivers are also active criminals with multiple previous convictions.

# drivers - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in three car crash in Louth Castlebellingham

Man killed in three car crash in Louth

A woman in her 40s in one of the other cars was also seriously injured.

# drivers - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Stop, sip, sleep’: New ad targets drivers who nod off at the wheel Wakey Wakey This post contains videos

‘Stop, sip, sleep’: New ad targets drivers who nod off at the wheel

Driver fatigue is a contributory factor in as many as one in five drive deaths in Ireland each year.

# drivers - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More than 25,000 Renaults have been recalled because of a braking issue Recall

More than 25,000 Renaults have been recalled because of a braking issue

A spokesperson for the company has said that it is not a “stop driving your car immediately” issue.

# drivers - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Closure of taxi rank at Beaumont Hospital will impact on elderly patients’ Dublin

‘Closure of taxi rank at Beaumont Hospital will impact on elderly patients’

Dublin City Council ordered the closure of the rank at the end of the month.

# drivers - 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.

# drivers - 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…

# drivers - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# drivers - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus want to sue unions over strike losses Striiiiikkeeee

Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus want to sue unions over strike losses

The bus strike starts tomorrow.

# drivers - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 emotions every driver experiences while on the M50 M Fiddy

9 emotions every driver experiences while on the M50

The bane of your life.

# drivers - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Bus drivers to stop working for two hours – but that may not be enough

A two hour work stoppage is planned for 1 May but one union says this may not be enough.

# drivers - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mayo ‘Fast & Furious’ imitators told “Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres” Don't Be An Ass

Mayo ‘Fast & Furious’ imitators told “Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres”

Gardaí are receiving complaints about loud noises emitted from revved up engines and screeching tyres.

# drivers - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# drivers - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they’re providing your food, say road chiefs Beep Beep

Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they’re providing your food, say road chiefs

You’ll be seeing a lot more on the roads in the coming weeks.

# drivers - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This video perfectly captures what all Irish people do in the privacy of their own cars Beep Beep

# drivers - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving Dangerous Driving This post contains a poll

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving

Despite Garda initiatives to crack down on it, the figures have risen since last year.

# drivers - 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.

# drivers - Monday 27 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland Cycling Hacks

8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland

Spoiler: the ‘ass saver’ will change your life.

# drivers - Monday 20 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers Clamp Happy

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Three clamping staff were also attacked during that time in the city.

# drivers - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phones, children and even car mats are distracting drivers – making crashes more likely Attention

Phones, children and even car mats are distracting drivers – making crashes more likely

Road Safety Week is highlighting the increase of deaths on our roads this year.

From TheJournal.ie More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers Black Box

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Black box technology gave feedback back to drivers on their driving habits.

# drivers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drivers should be able to pay a double fine to avoid court appearance Penalty Points

Drivers should be able to pay a double fine to avoid court appearance

Less than 1 in 4 of people summoned to court for penalty point offences received convictions.

# drivers - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do shocking road safety ads make you change your driving behaviour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do shocking road safety ads make you change your driving behaviour?

The latest such ad shows one man’s final journey before a high-speed collision.

# drivers - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# drivers - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

# drivers - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 reasons Irish roads are the best in the world

16 reasons Irish roads are the best in the world

Great drivin’.

# drivers - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How should the driving test be changed? Have Your Say

How should the driving test be changed?

The Road Safety Authority wants your input.

# drivers - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes Road Deaths

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes

Both incidents took place in the early hours of this morning.

# drivers - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings BE CARFEUL

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# drivers - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 things pedestrians really want you to know Cross Walk

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

Take a walk on the wild side.

# drivers - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Boston drivers given to-the-point road signs…. do we need some in Ireland? Blinkahs

Boston drivers given to-the-point road signs…. do we need some in Ireland?

Everyone’s a crap driver, except you.

# drivers - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses Drive On

Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses

The UK introduced a new travel tax today, but hauliers in Ireland want to be exempted from the charge.

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths falling in Europe – but up 19 per cent in Ireland Be Safe

Road deaths falling in Europe – but up 19 per cent in Ireland

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# drivers - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about the former regulator speaking about Sean Quinn, the Irish economy shrinking and women in the Forty Foot Club…

# drivers - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis Protests

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

# drivers - Monday 3 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin a rainy Monday morning…

# drivers - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned to take extra care on roads this weekend Ice Ice Baby

Drivers warned to take extra care on roads this weekend

Frost and ice are expected to be widespread as temperatures drop to as low as -3 degrees.

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