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# Driving ban

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# Courts
Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl
Judge Sean O’Donnabháin told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that it was in the interest of the public that the 17 year old be named.
# Fianna Fáil
'His remorse is genuine': Taoiseach backs Barry Cowen over drink-driving ban
The taoiseach said that he was first made aware of the incident on Friday.
# Under the influence
Chelsea midfielder Drinkwater handed driving ban after crashing Range Rover into a wall
The England international was two-and-a-half times over the legal alcohol limit when the incident occurred last month.
# crackdown
Women's rights activists arrested ahead of Saudi driving ban lift
They were detained for “attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom”.
# rural isolation
'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project
Many have described the new routes as “drink links”.
# Clare
Councillor who falsely nominated another driver in speeding case has driving ban lifted
Ennis Circuit Court was told the ban would put Alan O’Callaghan’s fuel enterprise out of business.
# Driving ban
One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving
Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support automatic driving bans for those caught over the alcohol limit?
Shane Ross is to introduce the bill to the Dáíl next week.
# open road
Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive for the first time in its history
The historic decision was announced as part of a reform plan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
# back on the road
Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted
The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.
# IMO
Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today
The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.
# Driving ban
Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?
“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.
# Claire Byrne
Three out of five people think those convicted of drink driving should get automatic ban
The poll was carried out for Claire Byrne Live earlier today.
# Driving ban
Mother whose son was killed by drink driver brings about change in bail law
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.
# No way Jose!
Jose Mourinho won't be parking the bus any time soon as Chelsea boss hit with driving ban
No special treatment for the Special One.
# Drink Driving
Gerard Depardieu has license suspended for driving scooter while drunk
The veteran actor was three times over the legal limit when he was arrested in Paris last year after falling off the scooter.
# Drive Me Crazy
Lost in translation: Tevez given driving ban after letter confusion
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez was given a six-month driving ban in a Manchester court today.
# Women2Drive
Saudi activist files lawsuit over driving ban against women
The lawsuit – the third filed so far this year – aims to overturn the decree which bans women from driving in the country.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you agree with a harsher penalty points system for novice drivers?
New measures could see novice drivers taken off the road after racking up just six penalty points. Do you agree?
# Let Off
Pulis escapes driving ban by claiming Stoke would be relegated
The Potters manager came up with one of the most novel pleas we’ve ever heard.
# Court
Man who caused death by dangerous driving gets suspended sentence
The children of the dead man, who was the accused’s uncle, said they did not want to see their cousin go to jail.