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Drivers

# 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

# 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

# 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.

# drivers - Monday 2 December, 2013

Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance

On average, women under 25 saw an increase of 20 per cent with some reporting rises of up to 50 per cent while younger men reap the benefits of the new pricing system.

# drivers - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Why would anyone fill their car up like this Kerry driver? Gas

Why would anyone fill their car up like this Kerry driver?

A baffling sight spotted in Tralee.

# drivers - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action Dublin Bus

SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action

SIPTU said the acceptance of cost reduction proposals by the majority of workers indicated that any strike action would not have the level of unity required.

# drivers - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU will sanction Dublin Bus strike if voted for by drivers Drivers

SIPTU will sanction Dublin Bus strike if voted for by drivers

The workers are to be ballotted on strike action next Tuesday and Wednesday.

# drivers - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today Vroom Vroom

Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today

A new plastic credit card-style licence will replace the pink paper licence.

# drivers - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban Saudi Arabia

Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban

Women have been driving in Saudi Arabia to protest against females not being issued licences.

From TheJournal.ie Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period Speeding

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

# drivers - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Urgent discussions’ between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption Dispute

‘Urgent discussions’ between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption

Irish Rail has said that additional peak capacity will be restored on its services this evening.

From TheJournal.ie DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute Morning Rush

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

DARTs are running with just 2 or 4 carriages this morning after drivers refused to carry out a necessary check before the trains left the depot.

# drivers - Monday 2 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Major changes due for St Stephen’s Green traffic Dublin

Major changes due for St Stephen’s Green traffic

There will be a new right turn at Merrion Row and onto St Stephen’s Green West.

# drivers - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The most annoying car park users in the world

The most annoying car park users in the world

Are you one of these people? ARE YOU?

# drivers - Thursday 8 August, 2013

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management

SIPTU has said it will ballot its members on the new recommendations early next week.

# drivers - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge You’ll only understand these terrors if you’ve learned to drive L Plates

You’ll only understand these terrors if you’ve learned to drive

In which case, you’ll never forget it.

# drivers - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses sought to two-vehicle collision that left three injured Roads

Witnesses sought to two-vehicle collision that left three injured

One male passenger was left seriously injured following the incident.

# drivers - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 12 worst things about being a cyclist Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

# drivers - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads Wheely Irritating

The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads

How many of these will you meet on your commute?

# drivers - Saturday 1 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours Slow Down

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.

# drivers - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 75 killed on Irish roads this year, don’t be number 76 this weekend Slow Down

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don’t be number 76 this weekend

“The speed limit is not a target that must be achieved,” the Garda Assistant Commissioner has warned.

# drivers - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 10 per cent of Irish drivers still don’t buckle up Road Safety

10 per cent of Irish drivers still don’t buckle up

A new survey has revealed that drivers in Ireland are speeding, tailgating and forgetting to dim their lights like nobody’s business.

# drivers - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage Drivers

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage

Over a quarter of Irish drivers have had their car damaged by an unidentified driver and almost 7 per cent have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, according to the AA.

# drivers - Friday 26 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is this the world’s worst attempt at parallel parking? Hard Right This post contains videos

Is this the world’s worst attempt at parallel parking?

At 30+ minutes, we think it might be.

# drivers - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New app lets you verify your taxi driver Tax Drivers

New app lets you verify your taxi driver

The Taxi Driver Check smartphone app is from the National Transport Authority and lets you check the licence details of the vehicle and driver – and see an ID photo.

# drivers - Monday 4 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Insurance companies to have full access to drivers’ offences Insurance

Insurance companies to have full access to drivers’ offences

The measures mean that insurance companies will be able to take serious offences into account when applying a loading on an insurance policy for penalty points.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers’ road offences? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers’ road offences?

New measures will allow insurers to access information on the reasons for drivers incurring penalty points, a move expected to push up premiums. What do you think?

# drivers - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses after serious Cork crash Roads

Appeal for witnesses after serious Cork crash

The accident happened on the Cork to Waterford road in the early hours of this morning.

# drivers - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel Driving

Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel

A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.

# drivers - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland Road Deaths

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

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