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#Drivers

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

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

May 9th 2014, 4:50 PM 51,343 Views 119 Comments

Everyone’s a crap driver, except you.

Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses
# Drive On
# Drive On

Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses

Apr 1st 2014, 2:53 PM 9,108 Views 18 Comments

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

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

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

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,507 Views 45 Comments

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 13th 2014, 11:34 PM 24,800 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2014, 10:42 PM 23,845 Views 137 Comments

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

Drivers warned to take extra care on roads this weekend
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

Drivers warned to take extra care on roads this weekend

Jan 10th 2014, 4:06 PM 19,815 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2013, 9:04 AM 10,025 Views 108 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 14th 2013, 9:40 AM 7,582 Views 9 Comments

A baffling sight spotted in Tralee.

SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action

Nov 6th 2013, 5:35 PM 6,786 Views 35 Comments

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.

SIPTU will sanction Dublin Bus strike if voted for by drivers
# Drivers
# Drivers

SIPTU will sanction Dublin Bus strike if voted for by drivers

Oct 31st 2013, 5:51 PM 5,575 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:40 PM 97,971 Views 195 Comments

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

Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban

Oct 26th 2013, 3:04 PM 11,152 Views 78 Comments

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

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period
# Speeding
# Speeding

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

Oct 26th 2013, 11:24 AM 12,597 Views 91 Comments

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

'Urgent discussions' between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption
# Dispute
# Dispute

'Urgent discussions' between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption

Oct 14th 2013, 5:19 PM 6,739 Views 57 Comments

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

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute
# Morning Rush
# Morning Rush

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

Oct 14th 2013, 8:35 AM 8,310 Views 78 Comments

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.

Major changes due for St Stephen's Green traffic
# Dublin
# Dublin

Major changes due for St Stephen's Green traffic

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:47 PM 8,241 Views 9 Comments

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

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

The most annoying car park users in the world

Aug 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 32,186 Views 133 Comments

Are you one of these people? ARE YOU?

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management

Aug 8th 2013, 6:08 PM 9,059 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,474 Views 89 Comments

In which case, you’ll never forget it.

Witnesses sought to two-vehicle collision that left three injured
# Roads
# Roads

Witnesses sought to two-vehicle collision that left three injured

Jun 29th 2013, 1:14 PM 10,855 Views 2 Comments

One male passenger was left seriously injured following the incident.

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

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

Jun 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,775 Views 88 Comments

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

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

The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads

Jun 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 59,167 Views 311 Comments

How many of these will you meet on your commute?

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Jun 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 10,174 Views 38 Comments

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

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

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

May 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,527 Views 18 Comments

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

10 per cent of Irish drivers still don't buckle up
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

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

May 27th 2013, 10:57 AM 5,824 Views 97 Comments

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

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage
# Drivers
# Drivers

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage

May 26th 2013, 2:29 PM 6,400 Views 55 Comments

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.

Is this the world's worst attempt at parallel parking?
# Hard Right
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Right

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

Apr 26th 2013, 12:09 PM 7,948 Views 6 Comments

At 30+ minutes, we think it might be.

New app lets you verify your taxi driver
# Tax Drivers
# Tax Drivers

New app lets you verify your taxi driver

Feb 28th 2013, 4:27 PM 18,875 Views 48 Comments

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.

Insurance companies to have full access to drivers' offences
# Insurance
# Insurance

Insurance companies to have full access to drivers' offences

Feb 4th 2013, 2:57 PM 15,248 Views 51 Comments

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.

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers' road offences?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

Feb 4th 2013, 9:27 AM 7,860 Views 86 Comments

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?

Appeal for witnesses after serious Cork crash
# Roads
# Roads

Appeal for witnesses after serious Cork crash

Jan 13th 2013, 5:25 PM 13,450 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,480 Views 42 Comments

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

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

Jan 1st 2013, 9:59 AM 10,181 Views 70 Comments

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

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver?

Dec 17th 2012, 9:32 AM 8,330 Views 45 Comments

Research from the AA says 13 per cent of us – and a fifth of teens – have been driven by an over-the-limit driver.

13 per cent of people have travelled with over-the-limit driver
# Over The Limit
# Over The Limit

13 per cent of people have travelled with over-the-limit driver

Dec 16th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,177 Views 35 Comments

The AA’s latest survey showed that this is a more common occurrence among 17 – 24 year olds, with one in five of them saying they had travelled with a driver over the limit.

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

Dec 11th 2012, 3:01 PM 5,647 Views 48 Comments

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Dec 7th 2012, 11:18 AM 11,224 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

Watch out: Drivers warned to take care on icy roads
# Roads
# Roads

Watch out: Drivers warned to take care on icy roads

Nov 29th 2012, 8:50 AM 6,010 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí and AA Roadwatch are warning drivers to take care after freezing weather created dangerous conditions across the country.

Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane
# Power Out
# Power Out

Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:41 PM 14,900 Views 40 Comments

All traffic lights are out of order in Slane and Gardaí have told motorists to take extra care.