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#Dangerous Driving

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends

Car passengers Gemma Nolan, Charmaine Carroll, Niamh Doyle, and Aisling Middleton died almost instantly in the collision.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four

Dayna Kearney (22) of Crossneen, Carlow has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 11 May, 2018

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run

Vanessa Siatka was killed in the Phoenix Park in 2015, a year before her brother was born.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 30 March, 2018

Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint

The man later appeared in court, charged with dangerous driving.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 29 January, 2018

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 8 December, 2017

'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car

The driver was issued with a fixed charge notice for driving without reasonable consideration.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 6 February, 2017

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Christopher Coleman’s sentence is in the lower half of the medium band for dangerous driving causing death.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 17 June, 2016

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today

Fixed charged fines of €80 and penalty points will now be dished out for the offence.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving

If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 26 February, 2016

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house

The actress said someone could have been killed in the incident.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Driver charged over crash in which four of her friends died

Dayna Kearney, 21, appeared before Athy District Court today.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal

Sean Casey (27) had originally been sentenced to seven years in prison.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 28 September, 2015

Man (45) arrested after driving wrong way down M1

The driver will appear before Dungannon Magistrates’ Court next month.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

# dangerous-driving - Monday 22 June, 2015

"Several" men arrested for dangerous driving after unofficial car rally

A video of the rally has been shared on social media.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 19 June, 2015

Gardaí are getting tough on anyone driving while disqualified

They will now be arrested straight away.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Man creates black ice using buckets of water to mask drink driving crash

Police said it took a half-ton of salt to melt the ice and make the road passable.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Two young men arrested after 18-year-old knocked down and killed

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years

Latest Court Service figures show changes in the driving offences dealt with by the courts over the past decade.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Turns out you didn't need to pass a driving test in Mexico City...until now

Mexico’s roads are among the most dangerous in the world, nearly 50 people a day died last year.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The42 Road Rage: Two Moto3 riders fight trackside after crash Dangerous Driving

Road Rage: Two Moto3 riders fight trackside after crash

Bryan Schouten and Scott Deroue had to be pulled apart by officials.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Video shows car speeding the wrong way down a dual carriageway

The video shows the car in what should have been the overtaking lane on the Limerick to Galway road.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have

A new survey from eFlow also reveals a high number of people speed regularly.

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