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# drivers - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'I couldn't give a rat's arse if you report me!': There have been complaints about the swearing of Dublin Bus drivers
# Aggressive
# Aggressive

'I couldn't give a rat's arse if you report me!': There have been complaints about the swearing of Dublin Bus drivers

Dec 27th 2015, 9:24 PM 65,488 Views 169 Comments

A lot of customers have been airing their grievances.

# drivers - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off
# Snoozing
# Snoozing

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off

Dec 6th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,602 Views 18 Comments

A study in the US found people were less likely to fall asleep behind the wheel if they were watching a screen with moving images.

# drivers - Friday 13 November, 2015

'Pure luck no one was killed': Drivers concerned about safety after wheel falls off Dublin bus
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

'Pure luck no one was killed': Drivers concerned about safety after wheel falls off Dublin bus

Nov 13th 2015, 6:01 AM 20,534 Views 57 Comments

Dublin Bus has said maintenance controllers regularly carry out checks on buses.

# drivers - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should disqualified drivers be named and shamed?

Oct 24th 2015, 10:28 AM 17,227 Views 63 Comments

Or do they still deserve some privacy?

# drivers - Thursday 1 October, 2015

We're about to find out how many Volkswagens in Ireland have been hit by the emissions scandal
# Car Test
# Car Test

We're about to find out how many Volkswagens in Ireland have been hit by the emissions scandal

Oct 1st 2015, 1:10 PM 15,281 Views 44 Comments

The managing director of Volkswagen’s Irish branch is set to appear before the Oireachtas Transport Committee.

# drivers - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 29th 2015, 6:40 PM 26,984 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.

# drivers - Monday 21 September, 2015

Poll: Should all motorists be made pay €50 for an 'emergency pack'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all motorists be made pay €50 for an 'emergency pack'?

Sep 21st 2015, 7:57 PM 26,477 Views 150 Comments

The Garda Commissioner wants to make it an offence not to have a working torch, breakdown triangle, hi-vis vest and fire extinguisher.

# drivers - Sunday 16 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 16th 2015, 12:18 PM 12,663 Views 59 Comments

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

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington

Aug 13th 2015, 9:09 AM 17,248 Views 13 Comments

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
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

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

Aug 10th 2015, 8:55 AM 13,474 Views 37 Comments

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

# drivers - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

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

Aug 6th 2015, 1:36 PM 20,748 Views 36 Comments

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

# drivers - Monday 3 August, 2015

Man killed in three car crash in Louth
# Castlebellingham
# Castlebellingham

Man killed in three car crash in Louth

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:43 AM 18,483 Views 3 Comments

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

# drivers - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

'Stop, sip, sleep': New ad targets drivers who nod off at the wheel
# Wakey Wakey
# Wakey Wakey

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

Jul 28th 2015, 3:31 PM 7,628 Views 20 Comments

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

# drivers - Saturday 27 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 27th 2015, 1:08 PM 21,903 Views 36 Comments

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

# drivers - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'Closure of taxi rank at Beaumont Hospital will impact on elderly patients'
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:35 PM 16,927 Views 24 Comments

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

# drivers - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 2:15 PM 16,019 Views 19 Comments

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

# drivers - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

Jun 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 46,062 Views 53 Comments

We’ll give you three guesses…

# drivers - Thursday 4 June, 2015

# drivers - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 9:25 PM 42,996 Views 117 Comments

The bus strike starts tomorrow.

# drivers - Friday 24 April, 2015

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

9 emotions every driver experiences while on the M50

Apr 24th 2015, 1:18 PM 7,545 Views 3 Comments

The bane of your life.

# drivers - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Bus drivers to stop working for two hours - but that may not be enough
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

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

Apr 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,139 Views 61 Comments

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

# drivers - Monday 13 April, 2015

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"
# Don't Be An Ass
# Don't Be An Ass

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"

Apr 13th 2015, 5:35 PM 16,884 Views 34 Comments

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

# drivers - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Mar 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 27,622 Views 79 Comments

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

# drivers - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 8,607 Views 59 Comments

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

# drivers - Friday 16 January, 2015

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

This video perfectly captures what all Irish people do in the privacy of their own cars

Jan 16th 2015, 6:45 PM 7,040 Views 0 Comments

So much singing, so much road rage.

# drivers - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 31st 2014, 1:32 PM 8,427 Views 55 Comments

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

# drivers - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Speed cameras to be reviewed as system 'clearly isn't working'
# Penalty Points Quashed
# Penalty Points Quashed

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

Dec 10th 2014, 5:39 PM 20,175 Views 35 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee isn’t impressed.

# drivers - Monday 27 October, 2014

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

8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland

Oct 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 35,797 Views 35 Comments

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

# drivers - Monday 20 October, 2014

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers
# Clamp Happy
# Clamp Happy

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Oct 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,942 Views 18 Comments

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

# drivers - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Phones, children and even car mats are distracting drivers - making crashes more likely
# Attention
# Attention

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

Oct 7th 2014, 11:05 AM 5,632 Views 13 Comments

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

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers
# Black Box
# Black Box

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Oct 7th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,861 Views 42 Comments

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

# drivers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:03 AM 6,857 Views 20 Comments

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

# drivers - Saturday 6 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 6th 2014, 9:55 AM 13,618 Views 72 Comments

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

# drivers - Thursday 28 August, 2014

# drivers - Friday 1 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 24,963 Views 70 Comments

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

# drivers - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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

16 reasons Irish roads are the best in the world

Jul 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 54,230 Views 17 Comments

Great drivin’.

# drivers - Friday 6 June, 2014

How should the driving test be changed?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

How should the driving test be changed?

Jun 6th 2014, 2:34 PM 15,967 Views 148 Comments

The Road Safety Authority wants your input.

# drivers - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes

May 29th 2014, 7:41 AM 18,875 Views 14 Comments

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

# drivers - Monday 19 May, 2014

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

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

May 19th 2014, 9:50 AM 11,154 Views 0 Comments

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

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

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

May 15th 2014, 12:56 PM 23,330 Views 54 Comments

Take a walk on the wild side.